Related Overviews


'Memecylon' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Plant Sciences and Forestry


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(family Melastomataceae)

A genus of small trees that have exceedingly hard wood and very thin bark. The leaves have a single main nerve and innumerable close, faint, secondary nerves. The fruit is a berry. There are about 150 species, occurring in the Old World tropics.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.