Author Topic: Plant for ID | Nepsera aquatica (Melastomataceae)  (Read 1159 times)

Offline Auke

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Plant for ID | Nepsera aquatica (Melastomataceae)
« on: Fri, 29 June 2018, 11:34:04 PM »
Hello!

I found this plant at the edge of the forest on the Brownsberg in Suriname. Can someone help me with the ID? Even just knowing the family would be helpful. I have photos with more details of the flowers and leaves if necessary. :)

Thanks, Auke
« Last Edit: Sun, 01 July 2018, 12:21:13 PM by Auke »

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Re: Plant for ID
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 01 July 2018, 04:58:47 AM »
Hello Auke,
This is Nepsera aquatica.

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Re: Plant for ID
« Reply #2 on: Sun, 01 July 2018, 11:49:43 AM »
Thanks! :thumbs_up: Now I know why I couldn't find it on your site: it's placed under "Abrisseaux" while I was searching under "Herbacées". I should've thought of that. Odd specific name by the way, as it was growing far from any open water.

Cheers, Auke

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Re: Plant for ID | Nepsera aquatica (Melastomataceae)
« Reply #3 on: Sun, 01 July 2018, 06:11:11 PM »
Right, the species does not grow near water !