Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Melastoma sanguineum
(Melastomataceae)

fox-tongued melastoma, red melastome

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Species description or overview

Melastoma sanguineum information from PIER
Information on Melastoma sanguineum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Melastoma sanguineum
Nomenclatural information about Melastoma sanguineum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Melastoma sanguineum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Melastoma sanguineum--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Melastoma sanguineum information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Melastoma sanguineum, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Melastoma sanguineum
Nomenclatural information about Melastoma sanguineum is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Melastoma sanguineum (Melastomataceae): species information from GCW
Information on Melastoma sanguineum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Melastoma sanguineum (Melastomataceae) (fox-tongued melastoma)
Links to high-resolution free images of Melastoma sanguineum (Melastomataceae) (fox-tongued melastoma) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Melastoma sanguineum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Melastoma sanguineum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Melastoma sanguineum images from PIER
Images of Melastoma sanguineum provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Melastoma sanguineum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Melastoma sanguineum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Melastoma sanguineum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Melastoma sanguineum--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.


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