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Common name

English: Starry Osbeckia

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

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Myrtales (73)

        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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