Melochia

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Contains 5 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MALVACEAE
Common Name:MELOCHIA
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MALVALES
FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus Melochia

Citation

Citation MELOCHIA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 674. 1753, nom. cons.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Melochia corchorifolia Linnaeus, typ. cons.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Melochia corchorifolia CHOCOLATEWEED
Melochia nodiflora BRETONICA PRIETA
Melochia pyramidata PYRAMIDFLOWER
Melochia spicata BRETONICA PELUDA
Melochia tomentosa WOOLLY PYRAMIDFLOWER; TEABUSH; BROOMWOOD

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Aleurodendron Aleurodendron Reinwardt, Syll. Pl. Nov. 2: 12. 1825. TYPE: Aleurodendron album Reinwardt
Altheria Altheria Du Petit-Thouars, Gen. Nov. Madagasc. 19. 1806. TYPE: Altheria madagascariensis de Candolle
Anamorpha Anamorpha H. Karsten & Triana, in Triana, Nuev. Jen. Esp. 9. 1854. TYPE: Non designatus.
Antiphyla Antiphyla Rafinesque, New Fl. 4: 16. 1838, non Antiphylla Haworth 1821. TYPE: = Riddelia Rafinesque 1838. Nom. alt. for Riddelia Rafinesque 1838.
Lochemia Lochemia Arnott, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 2. 11: 172. 1839. TYPE: Non designatus.
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