Taxon: Malvaviscus arboreus Cav.

 
Genus: Malvaviscus
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 105659
Place of publication: Diss. 3:131, t. 48, fig. 1. 1787
Name Verified on: 12-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Federal District, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Quintana Roo, - Tlaxcala, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Thomas
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Western South America: Colombia

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Turner, B. L. & M. G. Mendenhall 1993. A revision of Malvaviscus (Malvaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 80:442-449.
  • University of Texas at Austin, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network database (on-line resource). (Native Pl Database)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Malvaviscus arboreus Cav. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.