Melochia villosissima

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Melochia villosissima


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: Byttnerioideae
Tribus: Hermannieae
Genus: Melochia
Species: Melochia villosissima


Melochia villosissima (C.Presl) Merr., 1919


  • Homotypic
    • Melochia compacta var. villosissima (C.Presl) B.C.Stone in Micronesica 6: 423 (1970 publ. 1971), nom. superfl.
    • Riedlea villosissima C.Presl in Reliq. Haenk. 2: 146 (1835)
  • Heterotypic
    • Melochia compacta Hochr. in Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Genève 21: 429 (1920)
    • Melochia hirsutissima Merr. in Philipp. J. Sci., C 9: 113 (1914)
    • Melochia villosissima var. compacta (Hochr.) Fosberg in Micronesica 23: 149 (1990)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Asia-tropical
    • Regional: Southeastern Asia
      • Caroline Is., Kazan-retto, Marianas

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


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Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.


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