Flowering in the very wet soil at the edge of the bog. Distinctive fruiting bodies, urn-shaped.
herbaceous growing on slop forest floor
Wall Bog Trot
Many specimens of this species blooming today... around water's edge.
Arbusto en desarrollo, común, haz verde oscuro, envés gris, creciendo en el margen del río La Marina, hacienda El Trianón, Coatepec.
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.