Medinilla cummingii

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Medinilla cummingii
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Medinilla cummingii in Bukidnon, Philippines
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Medinilla cumingii in the Berlin Botanical Garden
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Medinilla
Species: M. cummingii
Binomial name
Medinilla cummingii
Naudin


Medinilla cummingii (Chandelier Tree), often spelled Medinilla cumingii, is a species of flowering plants in the family Melastomataceae, native to mossy forest of the Philippines at 700-1000 m altitude. It is a small shrub, 1-2 m in height, with ternate or quaternate leaves, and many-flowered, pendant panicles up to 25 cm long. Fruits are 5-7 mm in diameter, pink to purplish to bluish-black when ripe.

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