EPPO Global Database

Melastoma malabathricum(MESMA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MESMA
  • Preferred name: Melastoma malabathricum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Himalayas, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Indochina, Malesia, Australia. Introduced in Madagascar

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Melastoma affine Don
Melastoma polyanthum von Blume

Common names
Name Language
Banks melastoma English (US)
Indian rhododendron English
melastoma English
Singapore rhododendron English
Straits rhododendron English
Malabar-Erdbeerstrauch German
Singapur-Rhododendron German
mélastome du Malabar French
senduduk Indonesian