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quaresma (Brazil)
Tibouchina gracilis
quaresma (Brazil) Meadowbeauty
Tibouchina gracilis Melastomataceae
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common names
  •quaresma (Brazil)
  •quaresmeira (Brazil)
  •flor-de-quaresma (Brazil)
accepted scientific name
  •Tibouchina gracilis (Bonpl.) Cogn.
rules for finding collection records
  •Tibouchina gracilis (54)
  •Chaetogastra gracilis (0)
family name
Image Author: Paulo Schwirkowski
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 1.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru 3rd week of May

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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