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Common name

English: Starry Osbeckia

Mandarin: 星毛金锦香 (xing mao jin jin xiang)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2127)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Melastomataceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Osbeckia (2)

            Epithet: stellata Wall. (2)

stellata => star-like, or radiating like the points of a star

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: pink

External links

Check for Osbeckia stellata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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