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Taxon: Malva pusilla Sm.

 
Genus: Malva
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 105654
Place of publication: Engl. bot. 4: t. 241. 1795
Link to protologue:
Comment: becomes correct name with rejection of M. rotundifolia L.
Name Verified on: 03-Nov-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • dwarf mallow  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • small mallow  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • round-leaved mallow   - English (Canada)
  • mauve à feuilles rondes   - French (Canada)
  • kleinblütige Malve  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • vit kattost  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968, as Malva rotundifolia)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq (n.), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

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. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 1999. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 48. Taxon 48:365. Note: rejection proposal recommended
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 173.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: = Malva rotundifolia L.
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  10. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  11. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: = Malva rotundifolia L.
  12. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  13. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. Note: = Malva rotundifolia L.
  14. Silva, L. et al. 2005. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta).
  15. Turland, N. 1996. (1270) Proposal to reject the name Malva rotundifolia (Malvaceae). Taxon 45:707-708. Note: proposal to reject Malva rotundifolia L.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1968. Flora europaea. 2:251.

Check other web resources for Malva pusilla Sm. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=105654. Accessed 17 September 2019.