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")
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco (s.), 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
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Naturalized (natzd. in paleotropics)

References:

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

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=401752. Accessed 25 June 2018.