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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Tessmannianthus

Tessmannianthus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Melastomataceae. There are seven species distributed in Central and South America. They are medium to large trees up to 40 meters tall. The flowers are heterantherous, bearing two types of stamens. These plants are rare, and some are narrow endemics known from only one location.[1]

Species include: