FLORA MALAYSIANA

Plants of the Malaysian Region



Dicotyledoneae.


Family: MELASTOMACEAE, Melastoma Family, Keluarga Senduduk 野牡丹家, Yeh Mau Dan Jia
Taxonomy: APG III Classification (2009): Domain: Eukaryota • Regnum: Plantae • Cladus: angiosperms • Cladus: eudicots • Cladus: core eudicots • Cladus: rosids • Cladus: eurosids II • Ordo: Myrtales Reichenbach 1888 • Familia: Melastomataceae Juss. (1789)
CRONQUIST Classification (1988): Domain: Eukaryota • Kingdom: Plantae • Division: Magnoliophyta • Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicotyledons) • Subclass: Rosidae Cronq. 1988 • Order: Myrtales, Reichenbach 1881 • Family: Melastomataceae Juss. 1789
Zipcode Classification (2009): Domain: Eukaryota Whittaker & Margulis, 1978 • Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants • Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 • Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 Ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants • Subphylum: Euphyllophytina • Infraphylum: Radiatopses Kenrick & Crane, 1997 • Class: Magnoliopsida Brongniart, 1843 - Dicotyledons • Subclass: Rosidae Takhtajan, 1967 • Superorder: Myrtanae Takhtajan, 1967 • Order: Myrtales Reichenbach, 1828 • Suborder: Lythrineae • Family: Melastomataceae A.l. De Jussieu, 1789, Nom. Cons. - Melastome Family

Genus: Melastoma, Straits Rhododendrom , Senduduk 野牡丹科, Yeh Mau Dan Ker



Straits Rhododendron, Sendudok Species: Melastoma malabathricum, Linn.,
Ref: Malaysian Flowers in Colour; H.F. Chin; (1977); Tropical Press Sdn Bhd.; Malaysia. - page 65
http://www.greenculturesg.com/articles/july08/july08_melastomam.pdf
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/melastomes/
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Loc.: Gadek, Malacca Date: 27 November 2009
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Order: Myrtales Reichenbach, 1828 • Suborder: Lythrineae • Family: Melastomataceae A.l. De Jussieu, 1789, Nom. Cons. - Melastome Family • Subfamily: Cyrtandroideae • Tribe: Columneeae • Genus: Melastoma (C.F.P. Martius) Hanstein, 1854, nom. cons. • Specific epithet: malabathricum Linn. • Botanical name: Melastoma malabathricum Linn.

White Singapore Rhododendron, Sendudok Putih Species: Melastoma malabathricum, Linn., var Alba
Ref: Malaysian Flowers in Colour; H.F. Chin; (1977); Tropical Press Sdn Bhd.; Malaysia. - page 65
http://www.greenculturesg.com/articles/july08/july08_melastomam.pdf

http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/melastomes/
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Loc.: Kuala Sawah, Negeri Sembilan Date: 28 November 2009
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Melastomataceae, Juss., Genus: Melastoma, Blume, Species: Melastoma malabathricum, Linn.,

Indian Rhododendron, Malabar Melastome, Sendudok India Species: Melastoma villosum Aubl. 1775, Lodd,
Ref: Indian Rhododendron from Flora Malaysiana Ver 2
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Loc.: Kuala Sawah, Negeri Sembilan Date: 28 November 2009
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Melastomataceae, Juss., Genus: Tibouchina Aubl ,, Species: Tibouchina urvilleana, ,

Genus: Tibouchina, Glory Bush

Glory Bush, Sendudok Ungu Species: Tibouchina urvilleana ,
Ref: http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Tibouchina
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Tibouchina_urvilleana
P1150075.jpg, Original Size:3264 x 2448
Loc.: Kuala Sawah, Negeri Sembilan Date: 28 November 2009
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Melastomataceae, Juss., Genus: Tibouchina Aubl ,, Species: Tibouchina urvilleana, ,