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- Skean, J. Dan, Jr, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Brittonia 2019 v.71 no.1 pp. 82-121
- Clidemia; Miconia; anthers; flowers; leaves; monophyly; paraphyly; plant taxonomy; small fruits
- ... The Miconieae (Melastomaceae) are a strictly Neotropical group comprising over 1900 species. The tribe is characterized by inflorescences that are terminal or axillary, but not cauliflorous (except a few species of Charianthus, Clidemia, and Mecranium), flowers subtended by only one pair of bracteoles (or none at all), with anthers that lack a pedoconnective, leaves without long acicular raphides, ...