Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Malabar Blackmouth (Melastoma malabathricum)

English : Malabar Blackmouth
Binomial Name : Melastoma malabathricum
Sinhala : මහබෝවිටියා / කටකළුවා [Maha bowitiya, katakaluwa]
Malabar Blackmouth is a shrub that grows in wet zone and montane zone. Flowers can be seen throughout the year. Apart from Sri Lanka this plant grows in India including Southeast Asia.

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