Meriania leucantha

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Melastomataceae
Subfamilia: Melastomatoideae
Tribus: Merianieae
Genus: Meriania
Species: Meriania leucantha

Name[edit]

Meriania leucantha (Sw.) Sw., Fl. Ind. Occid. 2(1): (825–)826(–828), t. 15, fig. a. 1798.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Rhexia leucantha Sw., Prodr.: 61. 1788.
  • Heterotypic
    • Meriania rosea Tussac, Fl. Antill. 1: 78(–81), t. 6. 1808. (as Meriana rosea)
    • Rhexia speciosa Bertero ex DC., Prodr. 3: 101. 1828, nom. inval. pro syn. – non Rhexia speciosa Bonpl. in Humb. & Bonpl., Monogr. Melast. 2: 9. 1808.
    • Meriania nana Naudin, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 3, 18(2): 126(–127). 1852.
    • Meriania leucantha var. nana (Naudin) Triana, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28(1): 65. 1871 [1872].
    • Meriania leucantha subsp. nana (Naudin) Borhidi, Bot. Közlem. 58(3): 177. 1971.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Caribbean
      • Jamaica.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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