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Memecylon natalense Markgr.
Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1078 (1934)
Information on the genus : Memecylon
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Memecylon australe Gilg & Schltr. ex Engl. (1907)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 7 m high; young branches slender, narrowly 4- winged, the old ones inconspicuously 4-gonous.
Ecology : Mist forest; 1000-1700 m alt. S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.82 - 7 m. Alt: 300 - 1100 m. Distribution: KN, LP
  • Stone R.D., I.G.Mona, & al. (2019). Taxonomic revision of South African Memecylon (Melastomataceae—Olisbeoideae), including three new species Phytotaxa 418(3) 237-257: 245 
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