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Taxon: Malva moschata L.

 
Genus: Malva
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 104912
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:690. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 28 (5 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • musk mallow  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • musk mallow   - English (Canada)
  • mauve musquée  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • mauve musquée   - French (Canada)
  • Moschus-Malve  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • myskmalva  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Curtis, W. M. & D. I. Morris. 1956-. The student's flora of Tasmania.
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 172.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Malva+moschata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  10. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  17. Savulescu, T. et al., eds; E. J. Nyárády et al., comp. 1952-1976. Flora republicii populare romine.
  18. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  21. Willis, J. H. 1970-1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  22. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Malva moschata L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104912. Accessed 17 October 2019.