Shrub to 2 m. Fruit grouped, pendent, red orangish to dark red when mature, round, 6-8 mm in diameter.
Arbre / arbuste 2m de long
Herb to 50 - 100 cm. Flower pink.
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.