Forbes ("Nature," August 1882, page 386) has done the same for Melastoma.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Brown brought from the same locality a Melastoma, which, according to him, was a shrub, three or four feet high.
"Journal of an Overland Expedition in Australia" by Ludwig Leichhardt
Melastoma Novae Hollandiae, Nand.
"Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart" by John McDouall Stuart
Among the undershrubs are Phyllanthae 2, Apocynea arborescens, Gelonium, Combretum, Strychnos, Vitex, Melastoma.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
He says he has had a letter from you about Melastoma, but has not, he says, for three years seen a single melastomaceous plant!
"Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by James Marchant
Sikaduduk (melastoma) has the appearance of a wild rose.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden