Taxon: Malachra fasciata Jacq.

 
Genus: Malachra
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 401752
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 3: t. 548. 1789 Mar ("1786-1793"); Collectanea 2:352. 1789 Apr ("1788")
Name Verified on: 05-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • malva-brava  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • malva-de-espinho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mano de muerto  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish
  • yerba peluda  (Source: F NGalicia) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (mostly of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Oaxaca, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in paleotropics

References:

  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1988. Malvaceae of Mexico Syst. Bot. Monogr. 25:268.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. 1945-1947 (L Venez)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)

Check other web resources for Malachra fasciata Jacq. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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.