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Phymosia abutiloides Typus


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: Malvoideae
Tribus: Malveae
Genus: Phymosia
Species: P. abutiloides – P. anomla – P. creanulata – P. floribunda – P. pauciflora – P. rosea – P. rzedowskii – P. umbellata



Phymosia Desv. ex Ham., Prodr. Pl. Indiae Occid. 16: 49. (1825)

  • Typus: Phymosia abutiloides (L.) Ham., Prodr. Pl. Ind. Occid. [Hamilton] 50. (1825)


  • Heterotypic
    • Meliphlea Zucc. in Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 2: 359 (1837)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti
    • Regional: Central America
      • El Salvador, Guatemala
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest
    • Introduced into:
      • East Aegean Is., Spain

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



Primary references

  • Hamilton, W. 1825. Prodromus Plantarum Indiae Occidentalis hucusque Cognitarum 16: 49.

Additional references

  • 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.

Vernacular names

français: Phymosie
മലയാളം: ഫൈമോസിയ
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