Melochia tomentosa

Family:MALVACEAE
Species:Melochia tomentosa L.
Common Name:WOOLLY PYRAMIDFLOWER; TEABUSH; BROOMWOOD
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Status:Native
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Classification

FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus Melochia
Species Melochia tomentosa L. - WOOLLY PYRAMIDFLOWER; TEABUSH; BROOMWOOD

Citation

Citation MELOCHIA TOMENTOSA Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 1140. 1759.
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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Hillsborough USF  
Miami-Dade FLAS  
St. Lucie FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Melochia tomentosa var. typica Melochia tomentosa Linnaeus, var. typica K. Schumann, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 12(3): 34. 1886, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Melochia tomentosa Linnaeus 1759. 
Moluchia tomentosa Moluchia tomentosa (Linnaeus) Britton, Brooklyn Bot. Gard. Mem. 1: 69. 1918.BASIONYM: Melochia tomentosa Linnaeus 1759. 
Melochia arida Melochia arida Rose, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 8: 321. 1905. TYPE: MEXICO:
Melochia frutescens Melochia frutescens Jacquin, Observ. Bot. 2: 22, pl. 44. 1767. TYPE: ST. MAARTEN:
Melochia hypoleuca Melochia hypoleuca Miquel, Linnaea 22: 468. 1849.  
Melochia plicata Melochia plicata C. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 2: 145. 1835. TYPE: MEXICO: Guerrero: Near Acapulco, s.d., Haenke s.n. (holotype: PR?).
Melochia portoricensis Melochia portoricensis Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 3: 29. 1826. TYPE: PUERTO RICO:
Melochia tomentosa var. bahiensis Melochia tomentosa Linnaeus, var. bahiensis K. Schumann, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 12(3): 34. 1886. TYPE: BRAZIL:
Melochia tomentosa var. frutescens Melochia tomentosa Linnaeus, var. frutescens (Jacquin) de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 490. 1824.BASIONYM: Melochia frutescens Jacquin 1767. 
Melochia tomentosa var. turpiniana Melochia tomentosa Linnaeus, var. turpiniana (Kunth) K. Schumann, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 12(3): 34. 1886.BASIONYM: Melochia turpiniana Kunth 1823. 
Melochia turpiniana Melochia turpiniana Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 5: 323, pl. 482. 1823. TYPE: COLOMBIA(?): Without data, Humboldt & Bonpland s.n. (holotype: P).
Moluchia frutescens Moluchia frutescens (Jacquin) Medikus, Malvenfam. 10. 1787.BASIONYM: Melochia tomentosa Jacquin 1767. 
Riedlea hypoleuca Riedlea hypoleuca (Miquel) Walpers, Ann. Bot. Syst. 2: 166. 1851.BASIONYM: Melochia hypoleuca Miquel 1849. 
Sida rajoides Sida rajoides M. E. Jones, Contr. W. Bot. 18: 58. 1933. TYPE: MEXICO: Baja California: