Maieta guianensis, Maieta heterophylla, Maieta poeppigii.

Related entry: Clidemia

Maieta guianensis Aubl. Melastomaceae.

Guiana. The fruit is succulent, edible and of a beautiful red color. This plant furnishes gooseberry-like fruits of little value.

Maieta heterophylla DC.

Peru. The fruit is eaten.

Maieta poeppigii Mart.

Peru. The fruit is eaten.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.