Monographs Details: Mouriri emarginata Griseb. var. emarginata
Authority: Morley, Thomas. 1976. Melastomataceae tribe Memecyleae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 15: 1-295. (Published by NYBG Press)
Family:Melastomataceae
Synonyms:Mouriri emarginata Griseb.
Description:Description - Very narrow wings usually present at least in the center of the midrib below; true pedicels 2.0-4.5(-6.0) mm long; length of calyx including inferior ovary ca 5.5-6.7 mm (dry measurements ca 0.2 mm less); length of calyx limb, including the free hypanthium, 3.6-4.9 mm; fusion distance of adjacent lobes above the stamen attachment 1.0-1.9 mm.

Discussion:Locally used for lumber.
Distribution:Oriente Cuba South America| Camagüey Cuba South America|

Common Names:coral, chispería, chuperia, acana de costa, estropaje, maceta, chicharrón del monte, palo de hierro, vigueta