Asian Melastome

© Michael Lynch

Asian Melastome
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Description

This plant is native to many parts of Southeast Asia. Locally, it is called Nobotan (のぼたん) and in the scientific community, Melastoma candidum, would be the correct terminology. There are many medicinal uses for this plant in Asia. But, I've heard, it has become a pest in places like Hawaii and Australia. Photo taken with a Pentax K5, tripod and Pentax 18-250 at 58mm May 30, 2013 at 11:43AM. Available light, shorty after rain, in dense forest. Contest Category: Flowers

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Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/25 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 57.50 mm, Model: PENTAX K-5

Uploaded on 5/30/2013 11:12:34 PM

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Camera: Pentax K5


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