La Fortuna de San Carlos, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica.
Along roadside in Volcano Village
Open pine savanna
Arbuste de 2 m
Arbuste de 20 cm de hauteur
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.