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Koster's curse
Miconia crenata
Miconia crenata
Koster's curse Meadowbeauty
Miconia crenata Melastomataceae
common names
  Koster's curse
accepted scientific name
  Miconia crenata (Vahl) Michelang.
rules for finding collection records
  Miconia crenata (507)
  Clidemia hirta (76)
family name
  • Melastomataceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.0 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to the American Tropics. A nasty invasive in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Miconia crenata   (Vahl) Michelang.   (TSN: 100469002, Index: 1102)

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