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Memecylon edule-trimmed.jpg
Memecylon edule
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Memecylon

Memecylon is a genus of flowering plants in the family Melastomataceae. There are about 150 species. They are distributed mostly in the Old World tropics.[1]

Species include:


  1. ^ Kumar, E. S., Antony, R., & Khan, A. S. (2003). Memecylon agastyamalaianum (Melastomataceae), a new species from India. Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica, 44.