melastoma definition

  • noun:
    • Any of the genus Melastoma of flowering plants.
    • A genus of evergreen tropical shrubs; -- so named from the black fruits of some species, which stain the mouth.
    • a vintage World genus of flowers, particular the all-natural purchase Melastomace√¶, from the tribe Os-beckie√¶.
    • kind genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic bushes with leathery leaves and enormous purple plants followed by delicious fleshy black colored berries

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