Tibouchina urvilleana (DC.) Cogn.

Common name

English: Princessflower

German: Glänzende Tibouche

Portuguese: Aranhas, Quaresmeira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Melastomataceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Tibouchina (3)

           Epithet: urvilleana (DC.) Cogn. (1)

urvilleana => in honor of Dumont D'Urville, a French linguist and botanist

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Tibouchina urvilleana at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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