Medinilla cummingii

Medinilla cummingii

''Medinilla cummingii'' , often spelled ''Medinilla cumingii'', is a species of flowering plants in the family Melastomataceae, native to mossy forest of the Philippines at 700–1000 m altitude. It is a small shrub, 1–2 m in height, with ternate or quaternate leaves, and many-flowered, pendant panicles up to 25 cm long. Fruits are 5–7 mm in diameter, pink to purplish to bluish-black when ripe.
Medinilla cummingii Seen in an area of gardens downhill from the Mount Mahawu in Tomohon, Sulawesi. Geotagged,Indonesia,Medinilla cummingii,Spring

Naming

''Medinilla'' is named for José de Medinilla y Pineda, who was governor of Mauritius in 1820.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderMyrtales
FamilyMelastomataceae
GenusMedinilla
SpeciesM. cummingii
Photographed in
Australia
Indonesia