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Recent observations

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What

Princess Flower, Glory bush or Lasiandra Tibouchina semidecandra

Observer

marthagarzon

Date

September 4, 2014

Description

The intense up to 12 cm long green leaves are so hairy that the surface appears velvet cover.
Common names: Tibochina, Planta de la gloria, Tibuchina.
Perennial shrub 1-2 m high. The leaves are briefly stalked, dark green on top, lighter on the lower face, and both having a bristly hairs.
Flowers: Equipped with five petals intense blue-violet color and ten stamens purple.

Reino: Plantae
Orden: Myrtales
Familia: Melastomataceae.
Género: Tibouchina
Especie: T. semidecandra

Photos / Sounds

What

Maryland Meadow Beauty Rhexia mariana var. mariana

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Meadow beauty Rhexia mariana

Observer

derachi

Date

September 11, 2014 10:16 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Meadow beauty Rhexia mariana

Observer

sarah2636

Date

September 9, 2014 04:03 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tiana123

Date

November 4, 2013

Place

Itremo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

romer

Date

November 23, 2011

Place

Itremo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

eraskin

Date

September 3, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

巴西野牡丹 Tibouchina semidecandra

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

August 9, 2014 03:06 PM HKT

Description

巴西野牡丹 (Tibouchina semidecandra)

Photos / Sounds

What

Meadow beauty Rhexia mariana

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

August 24, 2014 08:10 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tomburst

Date

August 24, 2014 06:36 PM EDT

Description

Edge of retention pond.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rhexia mariana var. mariana Rhexia mariana var. mariana

Observer

tomburst

Date

August 24, 2014 06:31 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

migueleq

Date

August 22, 2014 10:57 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.