Miconia dentata

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Miconia dentata


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: Miconieae
Genus: Miconia
Species: Miconia dentata


Miconia dentata (D.Don) Michelang., 2018


  • Homotypic
    • Clidemia dentata D.Don in Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4: 308 (1823)
  • Heterotypic
    • Clidemia brachystephana Triana in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28: 135 (1871 publ. 1872)
    • Clidemia brachystephana var. longidentata Cogn. in A.L.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 7: 990 (1891)
    • Clidemia leptoclades Crueg. in Linnaea 20: 103 (1847)
    • Melastoma dentatum Pav. ex DC. in Prodr. 3: 158 (1828), not validly publ.
    • Staphidium brachystephanum Naudin in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 17: 309 (1852)
    • Staphidium pauciflorum var. alboroseum Naudin in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 17: 308 (1852)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
  • ^* Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá
  • ^* Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
  • ^* Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast
  • ^* Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela
  • Continental: Northern America
  • ^* Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Suriname

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


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Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.


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