VASCULAR PLANT FAMILIES and GENERA

List of Genera in MELASTOMATACEAE

Mel-Ast = Melastomatoideae-Astronieae, Mel-Ber = -Bertolonieae, Mel-Bla = -Blakeeae, Mel-Cyph = -Cyphostyleae, Mel-Diss = -Dissochaeteae, 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
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
Aschistanthera
Astrocalyx
Astronia
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
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
Brachypremna
Brasilianthus Alemida & Michelangeli - Mel-Mar
Bredia Blume - Mel-Son
Brittenia = Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Bucquetia

Cailliella Jacques-Félix - Mel-Mel
Calvoa J. D. Hooker - Mel-Son
Calycogonium de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Cambessedesia
Campimia
Carionia
Castratella
Catanthera F. Mueller - Mel-Diss
Catocoryne J. D. Hooker = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Catonia P. Browne = ?
Centradenia
Centradeniastrum
Centronia D. Don - Mel-Mer
Chaeonopleura de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Chaetolepis Miquel - Mel-Diss
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
Dicellandra
Dicerospermum
Dichaetandrra Naudin = Acisanthera P. Browne - Mel-Mar
Diclemia Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Dicrananthera C. Presl - Mel-Mar
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
Dissochaeta Blume - Mel-Diss
Dissotidendron (A. Fernandes & R. Fernandes) Veranso-Libalah & G. Kadereit - Mel-Mel
Dissotis Bentham - Mel-Mel
Dolichoura
Driessenia
Dupineta (Smith) Rafinesque - Mel-Mel

Eisocreochiton
Ekmaniocharis Urban = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Enaulophyton van Steenis = Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Eriocnema
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
Guyonia Naudin - Mel-Mel

Hartigia Miquel = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Hederella Stapf = Catanthera F. Muell - Mel-Diss
Henriettea de Candolle - Mel-Hen
Henriettella Naudin = Henriettea de Candolle - Mel-Hen
Heterblemma (Blume) Cáncara-Leret et al. - Mel-Diss
Heterocentron
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
Huilaea Wurdack = Chalybea Naudin - Mel-Bla
Hylocharis
Hypenanthe

Icaria J. F. Macbride = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic

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

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
Loreya de Candolle = Bellucia Rafinesque - Mel-Hen
Loricalepis

Macairea de Candolle - Mel-Mar
Macrocentrum
Macrolenes - Mel-Diss
Maguireanthus
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
Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Miconiastrum Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Microlepis
Microlicia
Microphysca Naudin = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Miocarpus Naudin = Noterophila Martius - Mel-Mar
Mommsenia
Monochaetum
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
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
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-Mer/-?Son
Phainanthe
Phyllagathis Blume - Mel-Son
Phyllapophysis Mansfed = Catanthera F. Muell - Mel-Diss
Pilocosta
Plagiopetalum Rehder - Mel-Son
Platycentrum Klotzsch = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Pleiochiton A. Gray = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
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.
Pyxidanthus Naudin = Blakea P. Browne - Mel-Bla

Quipuanthus Michelangeli & Ulloa - Mel-Cyph

Rhexia
Rhodosepala
Rhynchanthera
Rostranthera Rocha & Guimarães - Mel-Mar
Rousseauxia de Candolle
Rupestrea Goldenberg et al.

Sagraea de Candolle = Miconia Ruíz & Pavón - Mel-Mic
Salpinga
Sandemania Gleason - Mel-Mar
Sarcopyramis Wallich - Mel-Son
Sarmentaria Naudin = Adelobotrys de Candolle - Mel-Mer
Schwackaea
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
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
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
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

For genera in Marcetieae, see da Rocha et al. (2017), for Miconia see Michelangeli (2019 and references).