genus melastoma definition

  • noun:
    • type genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic bushes with leathery leaves and enormous purple flowers followed by edible fleshy black fruits
    • type genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic shrubs with leathery leaves and enormous purple flowers followed by edible fleshy black colored berries
    • kind genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic shrubs with leathery leaves and enormous purple flowers accompanied by edible fleshy black colored berries

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