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Taxon: Malva linnaei M. F. Ray

Synonym of Malva multiflora (Cav.) Soldano et al.

Genus: Malva
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 412550
Place of publication: Novon 8:292. 1998
Link to protologue:
  • • a nom. nov. for Lavatera cretica L. (non Malva cretica Cav.)
  • • however, Malva pseudolavatera Webb. & Berth. (1836) had already been published based on the same name, so M. linnaei is superfluous and illegitimate (see Shenzhen ICN Art. 52 Ex. 7, 8, & 9)(K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 13 Feb 2015)
Name Verified on: 10-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Hill, S. R. 2009. Notes on California Malvaceae including nomenclatural changes and additions to the flora. Madroño 56:109. Note: = Malva pseudolavatera Webb & Berthel.

Check other web resources for Malva linnaei M. F. Ray :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=412550. Accessed 4 July 2020.