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Osbeckia aspera (L.) Blume, Flora 14: 474. 1831.
Osbeckia aspera var. kleinii  C.B. Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 519. 1879.
Osbeckia kleinii Wight & Arn, Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 323. 1834.
Osbeckia lawsonii Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1918 242. 1918.
Osbeckia minor Triana, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 28: 55. 1872.
Melastoma asperum L., Sp. Pl. 1: 389. 1753.
var. aspera
Endemic to India: Kerala, Tamil Nadu.

var. courtallensis (Gamble) Murugan & Manickam in Fl. Tirunelveli Hills 1: 406. 2008.
Osbeckia courtallensis   Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1918: 242. 1918.
Endemic to India: Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu.

var. travancorica (Bedd. ex Gamble) C. Hansen, Ginkgoana 4: 84. 1977.
Osbeckia travancorica   Bedd. ex Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1919: 404. 1919.
Endemic to India: Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu.

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