Miconia mayeta

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Miconia mayeta


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 mayeta


Miconia mayeta (D.Don) Michelang., Mabberley's Pl.-Book 1102. (2017)


  • Basionym
    • Tococa mayeta D.Don, Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4: 305. (1823)
  • Heterotypic
    • Maieta dispar Miq.
    • Maieta guianensis Aubl., Hist. Pl. Guiane 1: 443, t. 176. 1775
    • Maieta guianens var. leticiana Whiffin
    • Maieta guianensis var. peruviana Ule
    • Maieta hispida Rusby
    • Maieta hypophysca DC.
    • Melastoma maieta Desr.
    • Melastoma majeta Schrank & Mart. ex DC.
    • Myrmidone peruviana Cogn.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional:Western South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • Regional:Brazil
      • Brazil North
    • Regional:Northern South America
      • Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela

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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