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Taxon: Malva arborea (L.) Webb & Berthel.

 
Genus: Malva
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 455281
Place of publication: Hist. nat. Iles Canaries 3(2,1):30. 1836
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Lavatera arborea; Eur Gard F, as Lavatera arborea)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Lavatera arborea)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Tunisia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, United Kingdom
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Montenegro
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized



    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Libya


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: = Lavatera arborea
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  3. Hill, S. R. 2009. Notes on California Malvaceae including nomenclatural changes and additions to the flora. Madroño 56:109.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Lavatera arborea
  5. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres

Check other web resources for Malva arborea (L.) Webb & Berthel. :

  • 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=455281. Accessed 24 August 2019.