VASCULAR PLANT FAMILIES and GENERA

List of Genera in MELASTOMATACEAE

Mel-Ast = Melastomatoideae-Astronieae, Mel-Ber = -Bertolonieae, Mel-Bla = -Blakeeae, Mel-Cam = -Cambessedesieae, Mel-Cyph = -Cyphostyleae, Mel-Diss = -Dissochaeteae, Mel-Hen = -Henrietteeae, Mel-Kib = -Kibessieae, Mel-Mar = -Marcetieae, Mel-Mel = -Melastomateae, Mel-Mer = -Merianeae, Mel-Mic = -Miconieae, Mel-Micro = -Microlicieae, Mel-Rhe = -Rhexieae, Mel-Son = -Sonerileae, Mel-Tri = -Trioleneae; Oli = Olisbeoideae

Bold, accepted name; italics, synonym.

Acanthella Bentham & J. D. Hooker - Mel-Mar
Aciotis D. Don - Mel-Mar
Acisanthera P. Browne - Mel-Mar
Acrovena
Adelobotrys de Candolle - Mel-Mer
Afzeliella Gilg = Guyonia Naudin - Mel-Mel
Allomaieta Gleason - Mel-Cyph
Allomorphia Blume - Mel-Son
Alloneuron Pilger - Mel-Cyph
Amaraboya Linden = Blakea P. Browne - Mel-Bla
Amphiblemma
Amphitoma
Amphorocalyx Baker
Anaectocalyx Bentham & J. D. Hooker = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Anaheterotis Veranso-Libalah & G. Kadereit - Mel-Mel
Andesanthus P. J. F. Guimarães & Michelangeli - Mel-Mel
Anerincleistus
Anisocentrum Turczanowicz = Acisanthera P. Browne - Mel-Mar
Anplectrum A. Gray Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Antherotoma J. D. Hooker - Mel-Mel
Apatitia Desvaux = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Aplectrum Blume = Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Appendicularia de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Argyrella Naudin - Mel
Arthrostemma D. Don - Mel-Rhe
Aschistanthera
Astrocalyx
Astronia Blume - Mel-Ast
Astronidium
Axinaea Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mer
Axinanthera Karsten = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen

Backeria Bakhuisen f. = Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Barthea J. D. Hooker - Mel-Son
Behuria Chamisso - Mel-Cam
Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Benevidesia
Bertolonia Raddi - Mel-Ber
Bisglaziovia
Blakea P. Browne - Mel-Bla
Blastus Loureiro - Mel-Son
Boerlagea
Boyania Wurdack - Mel-Son
Brachyotum (de Candolle) Triana Mel-Mel
Brachypremna
Brasilianthus Alemida & Michelangeli - Mel-Mar
Bredia Blume - Mel-Son
Brittenia = Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Bucquetia de Candolle - Mel-Mel

Cailliella Jacques-Félix - Mel-Mel
Calvoa J. D. Hooker - Mel-Son
Calycogonium de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Cambessedesia de Candolle - Mel-Cam
Campimia
Carionia
Castratella Naudin - Mel-Mel
Catanthera F. Mueller - Mel-Diss
Catocoryne J. D. Hooker = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Catonia P. Browne = ?
Centradenia D. Don - Mel-Mel
Centradeniastrum
Centronia D. Don - Mel-Mer
Chaeonopleura de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Chaetogastra de Candolle - Mel-Mel
Chaetolepis (de Candolle) Miquel - Mel-Mel
Chaetostoma
Chalybea Naudin - Mel-Bla
Charianthus D. Don = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Cincinnobotrys
Clidemia D. Don = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Comolia de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Comoliopsis Wurdack - Mel-Mar
Conostegia D. Don = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Copodesma
Creaghiella Cremanium D. Don = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Creochiton
Cryptophysa
Cyanandrium = Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Cyphostyla Gleason = Allomaieta Gleason - Mel-Cyph
Cyphotheca Diels - Mel-Son

Davya de Candolle = Meriania Swartz - Mel-Mer
Dalenia Korthals Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Desmoscelis Naudin - Mel-Mel
Dicellandra
Dicerospermum
Dichaetandra Naudin = Acisanthera P. Browne - Mel-Mar
Diclemia Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Dicrananthera C. Presl - Mel-Mel
Diolena Naudin = Triolena Naudin - Mel-Tri
Dinophora Bentham
Dionycha
Dionychastrum A. Fernandes & R. Fernandes - Mel-Mel
Diplarpea Bentham & J. D. Hooker = Triolena Naudin - Mel-Tri
Diplectria (Blume) Reichenbach = Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Diplostegium D. Don = Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel
Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Dissotidendron (A. Fernandes & R. Fernandes) Veranso-Libalah & G. Kadereit - Mel-Mel
Dissotis Bentham - Mel-Mel
Dolichoura Brade - Mel-Cam
Driessenia Korthals - Mel-Son
Dupineta (Smith) Rafinesque - Mel-Mel

Eisocreochiton
Ekmaniocharis Urban = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Enaulophyton van Steenis = Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Eriocnema Naudin - Mel-?Mic
Ernestia de Candolle - Mel-Mar

Farringtonia Gleason = Siphanthera de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Feliciadamia
Fothergilla Aublet = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Fordiophyton Stapf - Mel-Son
Fritzschia Chamisso - Mel-Mar

Graffenrieda de Candolle - Mel-Mer
Gravesia
Grischowia H. Karsten = Monochaetum (de Candolle) Naudin - Mel-Mel
Guyonia Naudin - Mel-Mel

Haplodesmium Naudin = Chaetolepis (de Candolle) Miquel - Mel-Mel
Hartigia Miquel = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Hederella Stapf = Catanthera F. Muell - Mel-Diss
Heeria Schlechtendal = Heterocentron Hooker & Arnott - Mel-Mel
Henriettea de Candolle - Mel-Hen
Henriettella Naudin = Henriettea de Candolle - Mel-Hen
Hephestionia Naudin = Chaetogastra de Candolle - Mel-Mel
Heterblemma (Blume) Cáncara-Leret et al. - Mel-Diss
Heterocentron Hooker & Arnott - Mel-Mel
Heteroneuron Bentham & J. D. Hooker = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Heterotis Bentham - Mel-Mel
Heterotrichum M. Bieberstein = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Homonoma Bello = Nepsera Naudin - Mel-Mar
Huberia de Candolle - Mel-Cam
Huilaea Wurdack = Chalybea Naudin - Mel-Bla
Hylocharis
Hypenanthe

Icaria J. F. Macbride = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Itataia Ule = Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel

Jucunda Chamisso = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic

Kadalia Rafinesque - see Veranso-Libalah et al. (2017)
Kendrickia J. D. Hooker - Mel-Diss
Kerriothyrsus
Kibessia de Candolle = Pternandra Jack - Mel-Kib
Killipia Gleason = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Kirkbridea Wurdack - Mel-Hen

Lasiandra de Candolle = Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel
Lavoisiera
Leandra Raddi = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Leiostegia Bentham - Mel-Mar
Leonicenia Scopoli = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Lieutautia Buc'hoz = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Lijndenia - Oli
Lithobium
Llewelynia Pittier = Henriettea de Candolle - Mel-Hen
Loevigia H. Karsten & Triana = Monochaetum (de Candolle) Naudin - Mel-Mel
Loreya de Candolle = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Loricalepis

Macairea de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Macrocentrum
Macrolenes - Mel-Diss
Maguireanthus Wurdack
Maieta Aublet = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Mallophyton
Marcetia de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Mecranium J. D. Hooker = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Medinilla de Candolle - Mel-Diss
Meiandra Markgraf = Alloneuron Pilger - Mel-Cyph
Meisneria de Candolle = Siphanthera de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Melastoma L. - Mel-Mel
Melastomastrum Naudin - Mel-Mel
Memecylon L. - Oli
Menendezia
Meriania Swartz - Mel-Mer
Merianthera Kuhlmann - Mel-Cam
Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Miconiastrum Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Micranthella Naudin = Chaetogastra de Candolle - Mel-Mel
Microlepis (de Candolle) Miquel = Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel
Microlicia
Microphysca Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Miocarpus Naudin = Noterophila Martius - Mel-Mar
Mommsenia
Monochaetum (de Candolle) Naudin - Mel-Mel
Monolena Bentham & J. D. Hooker - Mel-Tri
Mouriri - Oli
Myriaspora de Candolle = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Myrmidone Martius = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic

Neblinanthera
Necramium Britton = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Neodissochaeta Bakhuisen f. = Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Neodriessenia
Nepsera Naudin - Mel-Mar
Nerophila
Noterophila Martius - Mel-Mar
Nothodissotis Veranso-Libalah & G. Kadereit - Mel-Mel

Ochthephilus Wurdack
Ochthocharis
Octomeris Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Octopleura Grisebach = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Omphalopus Naudin = Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Onoctonia Naudin = Noterophila Martius - Mel-Mar
Opisthocentra
Oreocosmus Naudin = Chaetogastra de Candolle - Mel-Mel
Oritrephes
Orthogoneuron
Osbeckia L. - Mel-Mel
Ossaea de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Otanthera Blume - Mel-Mel
Oxisma Rafinesque = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Oxymeris de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Oxyspora de Candolle - Mel-Son

Pachyanthus A. Richard = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Pachycentria
Pachyloma
Pentossaea Judd = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Phainantha Gleason - Mel-Son
Phainanthe
Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Phyllapophysis Mansfed = Catanthera F. Muell - Mel-Diss
Physeterostemon Goldenberg - Mel-?Mic
Pilocosta Almeda & Whiffin - Mel-Mel
Plagiopetalum Rehder - Mel-Son
Platycentrum Klotzsch = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Pleiochiton A. Gray = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel
Plethiandra
Podocaelia
Pogonanthera
Poikilogyne
Poilannammia
Poteranthera
Preussiella
Pseudodissochaeta
Pseudoernestia (Cogniaux) Krasser - Mel-Mar
Pseudosbeckia A. Fernandes & R. Fernandes - Mel-Mel
Pternandra Jack - Mel-Kib
Pterogastra - Mel-Mel
Pterolepis (de Candolle) Miquel - Mel-Mel
Pterolepis Endlicher = Osbeckia L.
Purpurella Naudin = Chaetogastra de Candolle - Mel-Mel
Pyxidanthus Naudin = Blakea P. Browne - Mel-Bla

Quipuanthus Michelangeli & Ulloa - Mel-Cyph

Rhexia L. - Mel-Rhe
Rhodosepala
Rhynchanthera
Roezlia Regel = Monochaetum (de Candolle) Naudin - Mel-Mel
Rostranthera Rocha & Guimarães - Mel-Mar
Rousseauxia de Candolle
Rupestrea Goldenberg et al. - Mel-?

Sagraea de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Salpinga de Candolle - Mel-Mer
Sandemania Gleason - Mel-Mar
Sarcopyramis Wallich - Mel-Son
Sarmentaria Naudin = Adelobotrys de Candolle - Mel-Mer
Schwackaea Cogniaux - Mel-Mel
Scorpiothyrsus H. L. Li - Mel-Son
Siphanthera de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Sonerila Roxburgh - Mel-Son
Spathandra - Oli
Spennera de Candolle = Aciotis D. Don - Mel-Mar
Sporoxeia
Stanmarkia
Stapfiophyton
Stenodon
Stussenia
Styrophyton S. Y. Hu - Mel-Son
Svitramia Chamisso = Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel
Synodon Rafinesque = Conostegia D. Don = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic

Tashiroea Matsumura - Mel-Son
Tateanthus Gleason
Tayloriophyton
Tessmannianthus
Tetraphyllaster
Tetrazygia de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Tetrazygiopsis Borhidi = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Tibouchina Aublet - Mel-Mel
Tibouchinopsis Markgraf = Pleroma D. Don - Mel-Mel
Tigridiopalma C. Chen - Mel-Son
Tococa Aublet = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Topobea Aublet = Blakea P. Browne - Mel-Bla
Trembleya
Tricentrum de Candolle = Comolia de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Trigynia
Trimeranthus H. Karsten = Chaetolepis (de Candolle) Miquel - Mel-Mel
Triolena Naudin - Mel-Tri
Tristemma Jussieu - Mel-Mel
Tryssophyton Wurdack - Mel-Son
Tschudya de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Tulasnea Naudin = Siphanthera de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Tylanthera = Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son

Uranthera Naudin = Acisanthera P. Browne - Mel-Mar

Valdesia Ruíz & Pavón = Blakea P. Browne - Mel-Bla
Veprecella
Vietsenia
Votomita - Oli

Warneckea - Oli
Webera J. F. Gmelin = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Wurdastom Wallnöfer - Mel-Cyph

See Wurdack and Michelangeli (2019); for genera in Marcetieae, see da Rocha et al. (2017), for Miconia see Michelangeli (2019 and references) and for New World Melastomateae, see Guimarães et al. (2020).