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Common name

Portuguese: Laurestine, Pixirica

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Melastomataceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Miconia (1)

            Epithet: ferruginata DC. (1)

ferruginata => rust-colored

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Miconia ferruginata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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