Miconia calvescens (Velvet Tree) is a species of tree in the family melastomes. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Mexico, Espirito Santo, Alagoas, Brazil, Sergipe, Guatemala, Santa Catarina, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Ecuador, Pernambuco, Bahia, Belize, Ceará, Distrito Federal, SãO Paulo, Bolivia, AmazôNia, Panama, GoiáS, Honduras, Colombia, RondôNia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mata Atlântica, Pará, Paraguay, Cerrado, Peru, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Paraná, Rio De Janeiro, Argentina, and Acre (Brazil). They have simple, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 8 m.
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