Pleroma heteromallum (D. Don) D. Don, Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4: 295 1823. (syn: Lasiandra adenostemon DC.; Lasiandra heteromalla Naud.; Lasiandra macrophylla Naud.; Lasiandra multiflora (Gardner) Naud.; Melastoma heteromallum D. Don; Meriania adenostemon Schrank ex DC.; Pleroma adenostemon (DC.) A. Gray; Pleroma multiflorum Gardn.; Tibouchina adenostemon (DC.) Cogn.; Tibouchina adenostemon var. paucisetulosa Cogn.; Tibouchina grandifolia Cogn.; Tibouchina grandifolia var. obtusifolia Cogn.; Tibouchina heteromalla (D. Don.) Cogn.; Tibouchina magdalenensis Brade; Tibouchina multiflora (Gard.) Cogn.);
French Guiana to E. Bolivia and Brazil: Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, French Guiana as per POWO;

Garden Plant For ID : Kenya : 22AUG16 : AK-22 : 22/22 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Cultivated, garden plant seen in first week of July.

Leaves were very soft.
No flowers.

Melastomataceae member ?

Thanks for the suggestion. Hope to get it validated.

Leaves very close to…. Dissotis johnstoniana Baker f

Pleroma heteromalla (D.Don) D.Don ?? Syn : Tibouchina heteromalla (D.Don) Cogn.

Thanks for the id.

Leaves are matching.



References: POWO Catalogue of Life (Pleroma heteromalla (D. Don) D. Don) The Plant List Ver.1.1  IPNI  Wikimedia Commons  Wikipedia

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