Melhania muricata

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Melhania muricata


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Dombeyoideae
Genus: Melhania
Species: Melhania muricata


Melhania muricata Balf.f., 1882


  • Heterotypic
    • Melhania parvifolia Chiov. in Fl. Somala 1: 103 (1929)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-temperate
    • Regional: Peninsular arabia
      • Gulf States, Oman, Socotra, Yemen
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Kenya, Somalia

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Additional references[edit]

  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.


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