Medinilla cumingii (cultivated), Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Borneo
Disturbed habitat, high montane rain forest.
ID help welcome. Costa Rica, understory plant, 2nd-growth mid-elevation Pacific rain forest. Melastomataceae, tentatively ...
The family Melastomataceae (alternatively Melastomaceae) is a taxon of dicotyledonous flowering plants found mostly in the tropics (two thirds of the genera are from the New World tropics) comprising some 200 genera and 4500 species. Melastomes are annual or perennial herbs, shrubs, or small trees.