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Clidemia hirta
soapbush Meadowbeauty
Clidemia hirta Melastomataceae
common names
  Koster's curse
  mbona na mbulamakau
  soap bush
accepted scientific name
  Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don
rules for finding collection records
  Clidemia hirta (206)
family name
Image Author: ©2014 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native of South America.

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SEINet (1)
Adam Schneider (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base