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

Triolena is a genus of flowering plants in the family Melastomataceae. They are found in southern Mexico southward to Bolivia. As of 1991 there were 20 to 25 species.[1]

Species include:[2]


  1. ^ Almeda, F. and G. Umaña Dodero. 1991. A review of the genus Triolena (Melastomataceae: Bertolonieae) in Costa Rica. Brittonia, 43(3) 146-153.
  2. ^ Triolena. The Plant List.

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