Melastomataceae

A plant family of the order Myrtales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida composed of tropical plants with parallel-nerved leaves.
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2012
2012
In acidic soils, an excess of Al³⁺ is toxic to most plants. The Melastomataceae family includes Al-accumulator genera that… (More)
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2006
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2006
Bacterial intercellular communication, or quorum sensing (QS), controls the pathogenesis of many medically important organisms… (More)
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2004
2004
Melastomataceae sensu stricto (excluding Memecylaceae) comprise some 3000 species in the neotropics, 1000 in Asia, 240 in Africa… (More)
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2003
2003
In a recent analysis of the historical biogeography of Melastomataceae, Renner, Clausing, and Meyer (2001; American Journal of… (More)
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2001
2001
Melastomataceae are among the most abundant and diversified groups of plants throughout the tropics, but their intrafamily… (More)
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2000
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2000
I analyzed the distribution of Acanthaceae, Araceae, Bromeliaceae, Cactaceae, Melastomataceae, and Pteridophyta in 62 vegetation… (More)
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2000
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2000
The neotropical Amazonian and Andean plant diversity developed mainly during the Tertiary. In Amazonia, Miocene #oral diversity… (More)
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1999
1999
We examined the function of floral traits associated with buzz pollination through studies of Rhexia virginica (Melastomataceae… (More)
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1988
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1988
The following new species of Melastomataceae from Peru and Bolivia are described:Tibouchina wasshausenii, Miconia rimachii, M… (More)
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1984
1984
The mature pollen of Melastomataceae is not three-celled, as reported earlier, but two-celled. Two-celled mature pollen is… (More)
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