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Taxon: Sphaeralcea acerifolia Torr. & A. Gray

Synonym of Iliamna rivularis (Douglas) Greene

Genus: Sphaeralcea
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 454647
Place of publication: Fl. N. Amer. 1:228. 1838
Link to protologue:
  • • authorship verified from original literature (by K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 26 Jun 2009)
  • • although Torrey & Gray cited "(Nutt.)" following this name, they also cited "Malva (Sphaeroma) acerifolia, Nutt. ! mss.", a different binary designation that was not validly published (see Shenzhen ICN Art. 46.4 and Ex. 27)
Name Verified on: 07-Jan-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.

Check other web resources for Sphaeralcea acerifolia Torr. & A. Gray :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Sphaeralcea acerifolia cultivars
  • 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=454647. Accessed 25 May 2020.