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Common name

English: Spanish shawl, Trailing dissotis

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Melastomataceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Dissotis (2)

            Epithet: rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana (7)

rotundifolia => referring to the rounded leaves

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Dissotis rotundifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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