The intent of this page is to summarize recent and ongoing
projects of concern to Melastomatologists. Additional projects
will be posted in the near future.
Melastomataceae.net - A site with information on the biodiversity of Melastomataceae.
PBI Miconieae - A National Science Foundation, Planetary Biodiversity Inventory project that aims to produce a complete taxonomic inventory and description of the tribe Miconieae.
Diversity of the Guianas Project - Smithsonian Institution
is conducting a long-term exploration of the flora of this biologically
rich region that has historically been undercollected.
- Dig through layers of data on the flora of Central America.
Frank Almeda has completed the treatment of the Melastomataceae
for this project.
French Guiana - A collections database of Melastomataceae
Brazil - This collections database is part of a NYBG floristics
and economic botany project.
The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland (National Herbarium of the Netherlands,
NHN). This is an essential resource for those conducting research
on Old World melastomes.
for Flora of Thailand - This project has recently been completed
and this treatment is now in press.