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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.
Miconia sp.

[FTEA]

Melastomataceae, G. E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs, erect or less often trailing to climbing and sometimes rooting between the nodes
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sometimes anisophyllous, ± 3–9-nerved, the inner nerves sometimes meeting the midrib above the base of the lamina
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence of axillary fascicles, panicles or spikes, sometimes also terminal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 4–5–7-merous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube campanulate; lobes usually small, with a relatively well-developed dorsal appendage
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals oblong to obovate, blunt or retuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens equal; anthers linear-subulate; connective not or very shortly produced below the anther, then sometimes lobed or extended into a small posterior appendage
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary adhering to the calyx in varying degrees, with a rim or crown of scales around the style-base, 3–5-locular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a berry within the accrescent calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds very small, ± obovoid.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Caroline Is., Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Comoros, Fiji, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Madagascar, Malaya, Marquesas, Mauritius, Philippines, Réunion, Seychelles, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Thailand

Miconia Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2009 Cordeiro, M.R. [2232], Brazil K000850592
Nov 1, 2009 Cordeiro, M.R. [2232], Brazil K000850591
Nov 1, 2009 Prance, G.T. [5557], Rondônia K000850593
Nov 1, 2009 Sothers, C.A. [815], Amazonas K000850594
Jan 1, 1992 Nee, M. [42356], Amazonas K000850579
Jan 1, 1992 Nee, M. [42498], Amazonas K000850578
Jan 1, 1987 Ferreira, C.A.C. [5151], Acre K000850583
Jan 1, 1987 Silva, J.A. [235], Amazonas K000850606
Jan 1, 1987 Ferreira, C.A.C. [5166], Acre K000850582
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, W.W. [3866], Mato Grosso K000850586
Jan 1, 1985 Rabelo, B.V. [3214], Amapá K000850580
Jan 1, 1985 Mori, S. [17616], Amapá K000850588
Jan 1, 1985 Mori, S. [17587], Amapá K000850575
Jan 1, 1985 Mori, S. [17260], Amapá K000850589
Jan 1, 1985 Daly, D.C. [4039], Amapá K000850590
Jan 1, 1985 Mori, S. [17331], Amapá K000850584
Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S. [12022], Bahia K000850601
Jan 1, 1978 Prance, G.T. [24948], Pará K000850565
Jan 1, 1978 Prance, G.T. [25801], Pará K000850605
Jan 1, 1978 Silva, J.M. [245], Pará K000850566
Jan 1, 1976 Prance, G.T. [20996], Amazonas K000850530
Jan 1, 1975 Prance, G.T. [17577], Amazonas K000850604
Jan 1, 1975 Prance, G.T. [17578], Amazonas K000850567
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [16238], Amazonas K000850556
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12134], Acre K000850522
Jan 1, 1972 Maas, P.J.M. [13097], Acre K000850531
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12435], Acre K000850558
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12279], Acre K000850523
Jan 1, 1972 Maas, P.J.M. [13068], Acre K000850559
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12570], Acre K000850560
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [8806], Rondônia K000850520
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [4986], Amazonas K000850521
Jan 1, 1967 Irwin, H.S. [17916], Goiás K000850562
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [2211], Amazonas K000850533
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [2839], Acre K000850564
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [59174], Mato Grosso K000850534
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [3767], Amazonas K000850537
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [59282], Mato Grosso K000850538
Jan 1, 1966 Prance, G.T. [1984], Pará K000850602
Sequeira, V. [50], Ecuador 57220.000
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000006199
Spruce, R. [4265], Peru K000006200
Spruce, R. [4589], Peru K000006204 isotype
Spruce, R. [4253], Peru K000006205 isotype
Spruce, R. [4885], Peru K000006210 syntype
Harley, R.M. [11212], Mato Grosso K000850525
Krukoff, B.A. [1287], Amazonas K000850549
Krukoff, B.A. [5036], Amazonas K000850552
Prance, G.T. [59642], Goiás K000850557
Bowie, J. [83], Brazil K000850585
Harley, R.M. [22396], Bahia K000850598
Carvalho, A.M. [987], Bahia K000850599
Smith, D. [188], Mato Grosso K000850572
Prance, G.T. [4986], Amazonas K000850518
Harley, R.M. [11328], Goiás K000850524
Krukoff, B.A. [8945], Amazonas K000850546
Krukoff, B.A. [1292], Amazonas K000850548
Miers, J. [4368], Rio de Janeiro K000850516
Traill, J.W.H. [270], Amazonas K000850568
Ynes, M. [4518], Minas Gerais K000850529
Robert, A. [s.n.], Espírito Santo K000850526
Krukoff, B.A. [8531], Amazonas K000850547
Traill, J.W.H. [268], Amazonas K000850574
Eiten, G. [8595], Mato Grosso K000850528
Traill, J.W.H. [268], Venezuela K000850603
Onishi, E. [925], Mato Grosso K000850517
Krukoff, B.A. [4626], Amazonas K000850553
Prance, G.T. [4957], Amazonas K000850561
s.coll. [1233], Brazil K000850540
Krukoff, B.A. [9017], Amazonas K000850545
Prance, G.T. [59199], Mato Grosso K000850555
Pires, M.J.P. [1991], Pará K000850581
Krukoff, B.A. [4828], Brazil K000850551
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000006203
Heringer, E.P. [1668], Brazil K000850587
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Minas Gerais K000850536
Prance, G.T. [5557], Rondônia K000850519
Rico, L. [1432], Bolivia K000295422
Krukoff, B.A. [8327], Amazonas K000850541
Robert, A. [s.n.], Espírito Santo K000850527
Traill, J.W.H. [270], Brazil K000850569
Prance, G.T. [58893], Pará K000850554
Harley, R.M. [28439], Bahia K000850577
Ratter, J.A. [8199], Rondônia K000850595
Ferreira, A.R. [990], Brazil K000850535
Krukoff, B.A. [6893], Amazonas K000850543
Krukoff, B.A. [4828], Amazonas K000850550
Cervi, A.C. [7347], Alagoas K000850597
Smith, D. [209], Mato Grosso K000850571
Irwin, H.S. [2666], Minas Gerais K000850563
Ramos, J.F. [6650], Brazil K000850532
Krukoff, B.A. [6863], Amazonas K000850542
Traill, J.W.H. [265], Amazonas K000850570
Ferreira, A.R. [469], Brazil K000850539
Aug 1, 2012 Croat, T.B. [62681], Brazil Clidemia K000969303
Aug 1, 2012 Croat, T.B. [62443], Brazil Clidemia K000969304
Jan 1, 2008 Coomes, D. [116], Venezuela Clidemia K000969305
Jan 1, 2004 Delprete, P. [8254], Brazil Clidemia K000969298
Jan 1, 1998 Silva, A.S.L. [3142], Brazil Clidemia K000969292
Jan 1, 1985 Mori, S.A. [17569], Brazil Clidemia K000969283
Jan 1, 1985 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4284], Brazil Clidemia K000969268
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [14237], Brazil Clidemia K000969286
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [7485], Brazil Clidemia K000969288
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [7245], Brazil Clidemia K000969291
Eiten, G. [4776], Brazil Clidemia K000969287
Glaziou [17563], Brazil Clidemia K000969294
Croat, T.B. [62218], Brazil Clidemia K000969299
Agra, M.F. [1487], Brazil Clidemia K000969306
Almeida, S. [569], Brazil Clidemia K000969273
Mattos, J. [13754], Brazil Clidemia K000969269
Milliken, W. [2166], Brazil Clidemia K000969272
Tschá, M.C. [476], Brazil Clidemia K000969293
Fisher, W.H. [349], Brazil Clidemia K000969275
França [550], Brazil Clidemia K000969277
Giulietti, A.M. [1638], Brazil Clidemia K000969285
Morawetz, W. [13-311075], Brazil Clidemia K000969267
Croat, T.B. [32234], Brazil Clidemia K000969301
Egler, W.A. [46055], Brazil Clidemia K000969289
Harley, R.M. [3359], Brazil Clidemia K000969281
Schnell, R. [9182], Brazil Clidemia K000969302
Poveda, A. [455], Brazil Clidemia K000969279
Mantovani, W. [165], Brazil Clidemia K000969266
Guedes, M.L. [693], Brazil Clidemia K000969276
Zappi, D.C. [2810], Brazil Clidemia K000969300
Marquete, R. [1806], Brazil Clidemia K000969271
Berg, C.C. [P18175], Brazil Clidemia K000969284 isotype
Silva, J.S. [316], Brazil Clidemia K000969270
Granville, J.J. [12413], Brazil Clidemia K000969297
Silva, A.S.L. [3147], Brazil Clidemia K000969295
Traill, J.W.H. [305], Brazil Clidemia K000969282
Milliken, W. [2120], Brazil Clidemia K000969278
Guedes, M.L. [PCD/1936], Brazil Clidemia K000969274
Croat, T.B. [62311], Brazil Clidemia K000969296
Bautista, H.P. [320], Brazil Clidemia K000969280
Archer, W.A. [8163], Brazil Clidemia K000969290
Sandeman, C. Tococa 10587.000
Harley, R.M. [11150], Brazil Tococa 6049.114
Harley, R.M. [10440], Brazil Tococa 6049.116
Trail, J.W.H. [286], Brazil Tococa K000972245
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Tococa K000972244
Spruce, R. [3525], Venezuela Tococa K000006352
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil Tococa K000972246
Queiroz, L.P. [4092], Brazil Tococa K000972243
Jul 1, 2010 Cook, C. [127], New Guinea Pterocladon K000566522
Spruce, R. [3269], Peru Myrmidone K000006369
Jan 1, 2013 Forzza, R.C. [2911], Brazil Leandra K000972372
Aug 1, 2012 Heringer, E.P. [14275], Brazil Leandra K000969863
Aug 1, 2012 Lima, I.P. [12], Brazil Leandra K000969862
Jan 1, 2012 Carvalho, A.M.V. [986], Brazil Leandra K000969883
Jan 1, 2012 Heringer, E.P. [565], Brazil Leandra K000969884
Jan 1, 2008 Handro, O. [2182], Brazil Leandra K000969921
Jan 1, 2008 Handro, O. [2182], Brazil Leandra K000969922
Jan 1, 2008 Handro, O. [2182], Brazil Leandra K000969923
Jan 1, 2004 Camerik, A.M. [145], Brazil Leandra K000969915
Jan 1, 2001 Guedes, M.L. [709], Brazil Leandra K000969904
Jan 1, 2001 Carvalho, A.M.V. [1101], Brazil Leandra K000969903
Jan 1, 2001 Stradmann, M.T.S. [435], Brazil Leandra K000969908
Jan 1, 2001 Melo, E. [1160], Brazil Leandra K000969925
Jan 1, 2001 Harley, R.M. [14341], Brazil Leandra K000969905
Jan 1, 1998 Harley, R.M. [50712], Brazil Leandra K000969929
Jan 1, 1998 Harley, R.M. [50287], Brazil Leandra K000969930
Jan 1, 1998 Ganev, W. [2408], Brazil Leandra K000969924
Jan 1, 1998 Harley, R.M. [50172], Brazil Leandra K000969928
Jan 1, 1998 Harley, R.M. [50032], Brazil Leandra K000969931
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [26655], Brazil Leandra K000969848
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [20508], Brazil Leandra K000969871
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [20508], Brazil Leandra K000969872
Jan 1, 1990 Harley, R.M. [20605], Brazil Leandra K000969849
Jan 1, 1988 Krapovickas, A. [42065], Brazil Leandra K000969874
Jan 1, 1983 Ratter, J.A. [4775], Brazil Leandra K000969856
Jan 1, 1981 Mori, S.A. [13192], Brazil Leandra K000969845
Jan 1, 1976 Prance, G.T. [20962], Brazil Leandra K000969902
Jan 1, 1975 Ball, J. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000972374
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12110], Brazil Leandra K000969901
Jan 1, 1971 Irwin, H.S. [25775], Brazil Leandra K000969886
Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [22206], Brazil Leandra K000969899
Jan 1, 1967 Irwin, H.S. [15618], Brazil Leandra K000969898
Jan 1, 1967 Irwin, H.S. [12693], Brazil Leandra K000969897
Jan 1, 1967 Irwin, H.S. [8596], Brazil Leandra K000969894
Jan 1, 1967 Irwin, H.S. [10928], Brazil Leandra K000969900
Jan 1, 1903 Robert, A. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969861
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969866
Ratter, J.A. [6007], Brazil Leandra K000969869
Kuhlmann, M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969870
Miers, J. [3283], Brazil Leandra K000969881
Handro, O. [743], Brazil Leandra K000969885
Jönsson, G. [551], Brazil Leandra K000969896
Mattos, J. [12896], Brazil Leandra K000969910
Muniz, C.F.S. [146], Brazil Leandra K000969916
Romero, R. [1501], Brazil Leandra K000969926
Glaziou [21406], Brazil Leandra K000972373
Gardner [4599], Brazil Leandra K000969823
Mexia, Y. [4692], Brazil Leandra K000969826
Mexia, Y. [4576], Brazil Leandra K000969827
Mexia, Y. [4553], Brazil Leandra K000969832
Burchell [3819], Brazil Leandra K000969834
Miers, J. [4336], Brazil Leandra K000969837
Ratter, J.A. [4049], Brazil Leandra K000969857
Burchell [5175], Brazil Leandra K000969843
Burchell, W.J. [2120], Brazil Leandra K000969785
Mattos, J. [12858], Brazil Leandra K000969875
Kuhlmann, M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969873
Trail, J.W.H. [257], Brazil Leandra K000969854
Romero, R. [1500], Brazil Leandra K000969927
Melo, E. [1246], Brazil Leandra K000969913
Robert, A. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000972375
Eiten, G. [6458], Brazil Leandra K000969893
Macedo, A. [3122], Brazil Leandra K000969830
Heringer, E.P. [1868], Brazil Leandra K000969909
Mattos, J. [8939], Brazil Leandra K000969911
Mexia, Y. [4576], Brazil Leandra K000969829
Eiten, G. [6043], Brazil Leandra K000969889
Kuhlmann, M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969867
Santos, T.R. [5644], Brazil Leandra K000969914
Egler, W.A. [46555], Brazil Leandra K001078018
Widgren [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969819
Glaziou [21405], Brazil Leandra K000972376
Ferreira, A.R. [168], Brazil Leandra K000969821
Miers, J. [4340], Brazil Leandra K000969841
Dusén, P. [6707], Brazil Leandra K000969895
Miers, J. [4453], Brazil Leandra K000969838
Kuhlmann, M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969876
Burchell [3726/3], Brazil Leandra K000969844
Mexia, Y. [4692], Brazil Leandra K000969828
Eiten, G. [6859], Brazil Leandra K000969888
Eiten, G. [8708], Brazil Leandra K000969859
Eiten, G. [7738], Brazil Leandra K000969887
Burchell [3657], Brazil Leandra K000969842
Gottsberger, I.S. [28], Brazil Leandra K000969880
Eiten, G. [6490], Brazil Leandra K000969891
Mattos, J. [15810], Brazil Leandra K000969865
Claussen [66], Brazil Leandra K000969860
Harley, R.M. [22397], Brazil Leandra K000969846
Delprete, P.G. [9039], Brazil Leandra K000969868
Harley, R.M. [20182], Brazil Leandra K000969853
Eiten, G. [6379], Brazil Leandra K000969892
Archer, W.A. [8162], Brazil Leandra K000969822
Burchell [4251], Brazil Leandra K000969835
Trail, J.W.H. [257], Brazil Leandra K000969855
Mexia, Y. [4911], Brazil Leandra K000969825
Miers, J. [4378], Brazil Leandra K000969836
Leitão, H.F. [13134], Brazil Leandra K000969882
Kuhlmann, M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969877
Gardner [4599], Brazil Leandra K000969824
Harley, R.M. [22577], Brazil Leandra K000969847
Mattos, J. [10230], Brazil Leandra K000969918
Harley, R.M. [20182], Brazil Leandra K000969852
Miers, J. [4624], Brazil Leandra K000969839
Hoehne, W. [4070], Brazil Leandra K000969879
Sano, P.T. [14498], Brazil Leandra K000969907
Eiten, G. [6301], Brazil Leandra K000969890
Morawetz, W. [14], Brazil Leandra K000969912
Melo, E. [1721], Brazil Leandra K000969906
Weir, J. [242], Brazil Leandra K000969820
Harley, R.M. [18673], Brazil Leandra K000969851
Miers, J. [4338], Brazil Leandra K000969840
Camerik, A.M. [62], Brazil Leandra K000969858
Kuhlmann, M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969878
Guedes, M.L. [0733], Brazil Leandra K000969919
Harley, R.M. [16021], Brazil Leandra K000969850
Kuhlmann, M. [169], Brazil Leandra K000969917
Mexia, Y. [4553], Brazil Leandra K000969831
Mattos, J. [14724], Brazil Leandra K000969864
Silva, J.M. [s.n.], Brazil Leandra K000969920
Miers, J. [4366], Brazil Leandra K000969833

First published in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 60 (1794)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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