Checklist: Melastomataceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Malawi have been excluded.

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Fernandes, R. & A. (1978) Melastomataceae Flora Zambesiaca 4   
NamesFZ Divisions
Heterotis canescens (E. Mey. ex R.A. Graham) Jacq.-Fél. N,C,S
Dissotis canescens (R. A. Graham) Hook. f.
Dissotis incana (Naudin) Triana
Osbeckia canescens E. Mey. ex R.A. Graham
Heterotis prostrata (Thonn.) Benth. N,S
Dissotis prostrata (Thonn.) Hook. f.
Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana var. prostrata (Thonn.) Jacq.-Fél.
Melastoma prostratum Thonn.
5651.000 ANTHEROTOMA (Naudin) Hook. f.  
Antherotoma debilis (Sond.) Jacq.-Fél. N,C,S
Dissotis bangweolensis R.E. Fr.
Dissotis debilis (Sond.) Triana var. debilis
Dissotis debilis (Sond.) Triana var. pusilla (R.E. Fr.) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Dissotis debilis (Sond.) Triana var. prostrata A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Dissotis debilis (Sond.) Triana var. lanceolata (Cogn.) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Dissotis debilis (Sond.) Triana var. pedicellata A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Dissotis debilis (Sond.) Triana var. postpluvialis (Gilg) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Dissotis paludosa Gilg
Dissotis penicillata Gilg
Osbeckia debilis Sond.
Osbeckia phaeotricha Hochst. var. debilis (Sond.) Sond.
Antherotoma densiflora (Gilg) Jacq.-Fél. N,C,S
Dissotis densiflora (Gilg) A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Antherotoma naudinii Hook. f. N,C,S
Osbeckia antherotoma Naudin
Antherotoma phaeotricha (Hochst.) Jacq.-Fél. N,S
Dissotis phaeotricha (Hochst.) Hook. f. var. phaeotricha
Dissotis phaeotricha (Hochst.) Hook. f. var. villosissima A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Osbeckia phaeotricha Thonn.
Antherotoma senegambiensis (Guill. & Perr.) Jacq.-Fél.
var. senegambiensis N,S
Dissotis senegambiensis (Guill. & Perr.) Triana var. senegambiensis
Osbeckia senegambiensis Guill. & Perr.
Antherotoma senegambiensis (Guill. & Perr.) Jacq.-Fél.
var. alpestris (Taub.) A. Fern. & R. Fern. N
Dissotis alpestris Taub.
5659.000 DISSOTIS Benth.  
Dissotis caloneura Gilg ex Engl.
var. caloneura
Dissotis cryptantha Baker f. N,S
Dissotis irvingiana Hook. N,S
Dissotis johnstoniana Baker f.
var. johnstoniana S
Dissotis johnstoniana Baker f.
var. strigosa Brenan [End] S
Dissotis lanata A. & R. Fernandes [End] N
Dissotidendron lanatum (A. Fern. & R. Fern.) Veranso-Libalah & G. Kadereit
Dissotis melleri Hook. f.
var. greenwayi (A.Fern. & R.Fern.) A.Fern. & R.Fern. N,C
Dissotis melleri Hook. f.
var. melleri N,C,S
Dissotis whytei Baker f.
Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana
var. princeps N,C,S
Dissotis eximia (Sond.) Hook. f.
Dissotis verticillata De Wild.
Osbeckia eximia Sond.
Osbeckia princeps (Kunth) DC.
Rhexia princeps Kunth
Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana
var. candolleana (Cogn.) A. & R. Fern. N,C,S
Dissotis candolleana Cogn.
Dissotis muenzneri Gilg ex Engl.
Dissotis speciosa Taub. N
5661.000 TRISTEMMA Juss.  
Tristemma mauritianum J.F. Gmel.
var. mauritianum
Tristemma grandifolium (Cogn.) Gilg
Tristemma incompletum R. Br.
Tristemma schumacheri Guill. & Perr.
5788.000 MEMECYLON L.  
Memecylon flavovirens Baker N,C
Memecylon cyanocarpum Gilg
Memecylon gossweileri Gilg ex Engl.
Memecylon nubigenum R.D. Stone & I.G. Mona [NrEnd] [VU]S
Memecylon natalense Sense R. & A. Fern. in FZ-4: 224 (1978)
Memecylon sp. E of FZ 4:229 (Mueller 1472)
5788.020 WARNECKEA Gilg  
Warneckea sansibarica (Taub.) Jacq.-Fél.
var. buchananii (Gilg) A.Fern. & R.Fern.
Memecylon buchananii Gilg
Memecylon sansibaricum Taub. var. buchananii (Gilg) A. & R. Fern.
Memecylon sp. (Dowsett-Lemaire 450) sensu Dowsett-Lemaire, Bull. Jard Bot. Nat. Belg 59: 20 (1989)
Memecylon sp. A of FZ 4:228 (Chapman 2231)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Checklist: Melastomataceae., retrieved 3 October 2023

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