Species Dissotis grandiflora of the Melastomataceae family
Map location of specimens of species Dissotis grandiflora from the Melastomataceae family.
July 6, 2012 (, Updated )
Decumbent herb with stems up to 2 m. long. Growing in raised areas, locally abundant. hypanthium dark red-brown, with white bristles; petals mauve, with darker veins; filaments pink, anthers yellow and appendages mauve in the lower 2/3, and red-purple in the upper foliate portion; style pale pink, the stigma green.
8.0° 25.0’ 29.0” S – 7.0° 41.0’ 46.0” E
Peter B. Phillipson – Cyrille Mas
July 3, 2012 (, Updated )
Locally abundant. Fertile branches somewhat decumbent, up to 1 m long. Hypanthium ornamented with brown pads bearing white bristles. Corolla mauve, with darker venation. Fertile stamens 5, the filaments and connective white tinged mauve, the anthers pink-mauve. Staminodes 10, the filaments shading from white tinged pink-mauve, shading to bright yellow in the upper 2/3. Style pink-mauve, with a small yellow-green capitate stigma,
8.0° 26.0’ 24.0” S – 7.0° 41.0’ 43.0” E
Peter B. Phillipson – Moussa Diabaté