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Melastomataceae

Magnoliopsida - Myrtales - Melastomataceae

Taxonomy
Melastomataceae was named by de Jussieu (1789).

It was assigned to Myrtiflorae by Hickey (1977); and to Myrtales by Mabberley (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1789Melastomataceae de Jussieu
1977Melastomataceae Hickey
2000Melastomataceae Mabberley

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderMyrtalesJussieu 1820
familyMelastomataceaede Jussieu 1789
familyMelastomataceaede Jussieu 1789

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available