Wallum Nurseries

Wallum NurNurseries - Growers of Australian Natives for Revegetation

Melastoma affine (malabathricum)

Common Name: BLUE TONGUE

Height: 2

Size: NT Premium

Habitat: Sub-Tropical Rainforest

Price: $ 2.40

Product Description

Description: It is found as a shrub to 2 m (7 ft) in height. The leaves are ovate and measure 6 to 12 cm (2.4-4.8 in) in length, and 2–4 cm (0.8-1.6 in) wide. Covered in fine hair they have longitudinal veins. Appearing in spring and summer, the flowers occur on the ends of branchlets and are purple with five petals and sepals.There are two sets of distinctive stamens, five opposite the petals and five opposite the sepals.

Pot size: 50mm Native Tube