Axinaea pauciflora

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Axinaea pauciflora
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Axinaea
Species: A. pauciflora
Binomial name
Axinaea pauciflora

Axinaea pauciflora is a species of plant in the Melastomataceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1] The specific epithet pauciflora, refers to the Latin term for 'few flowered'.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b Cotton, E. & Pitman, N. 2004. Axinaea pauciflora. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.
  2. ^ Allen J. Coombes The A to Z of Plant Names: A Quick Reference Guide to 4000 Garden Plants, p. 106, at Google Books
  3. ^ D. Gledhill The Names of Plants, p. 220, at Google Books