Taxon: Melochia umbellata (Houtt.) Stapf

Genus: Melochia
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Byttnerioideae
      Tribe: Hermannieae
Nomen number: 447725
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1913:317. 1913
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jan-2005
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Kerala, - Maharashtra, - Karnataka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    • North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Western Australia

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere


    . also cult.


  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. 1963-1968 (F Java)
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. 1976- (F Mascar)
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. Florae siamensis enumeratio. 1925-1962 (F Siam)
  • Goldberg, A. 1967. The genus Melochia L. (Sterculiaceae) Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 34:220.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)


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