Ossaea

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Ossaea
Ossaea congestiflora (11198487586).jpg
Ossaea congestiflora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Ossaea

Ossaea is a genus of flowering plants in the family Melastomataceae. There are about 90 species distributed from Mexico to South America and the Caribbean.[1]

Species include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goldenberg, R., & Reginato, M. (2009). New species of Behuria, Miconia, and Ossaea (Melastomataceae) from eastern Brazil. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, 293-301.