The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Malva

The genus Malva is in the family Malvaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Malva

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Malva abyssinica A.Braun Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva acutiloba Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva acutiloba K.Koch Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva adulterina Wallr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva aegyptia L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva aegyptiaca Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva aethiopica C.J.S.Davis Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva albens E.Mey. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva albiflora C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva alcea L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Malva alchemillifolia Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva altissima Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva amoena Sims Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva amoena Drège ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva anodaeformis Lag. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malva aragonensis Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva arborea (L.) Webb & Berthel. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × arbosii Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva armeniaca Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva arvensis C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva aspera Mart. ex Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva assurgentiflora (Kellogg) M.F.Ray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva asterocarpa Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva astrolasia Zipp. ex Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva atropurpurea Noë ex Alef. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva aurantiaco-rubra Huber Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malva bakeri Molero & J.M.Monts. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × barcinonensis Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva berteroniana Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva betuloides Schrad. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva bivoniana C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva bonaerensis Larranaga Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva borealis Wallman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Malva boryana DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva bracteata Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva brasiliensis Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva brevifolia Gilib. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva bucharica Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva campanuloides Lodd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva canariensis M.F.Ray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva caschmireana Alef. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cathayensis M.G. Gilbert, Y. Tang & Dorr Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Malva cavanillesiana Raizada Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva ciliata Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva circinnata Viv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cisplatina Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × clementii (Cheek) Stace Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cognata Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva colmeiroi Willk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × columbretensis (Juan & M.B.Crespo) Juan & M.B.Crespo Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva columnae Ten. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva concinna Knowles & Westc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cordistipula Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva coronata Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva corymbosa E.Mey. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva crenata Kit. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cretica Cav. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Malva cristata (Boiss.) Sennen & Mauricio Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cuneata Merino Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cuneifolia Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva cymbalariifolia DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva debilis Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × decipiens Chatenier ex Rouy & Foucaud Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva dethardingii Link ex Dethard. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva dilleniana Eckl. & Zeyh. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva diphylla Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva divotiana Biau Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva dubia E.H.L.Krause Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva durieui Spach Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × durii Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva durii Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva effimbriata Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × egarensis Cadevall Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva elata Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva elata Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva elegantifolia Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva equina Wallr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva erecta J. Presl & C. Presl Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Malva erevaniana Takht. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva excelsa C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva flexuosa Hornem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva flexuosa Gillies ex Hook. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva fruticans Dorner ex Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva geraniifolia Gay ex Lacaita Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva geraniifolia J.Gay Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva glabra Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva glabrifolia Ten. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva glutinosa Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva grandiflora C.Morren Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva grossulariifolia Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva grossulariifolia E.Mey. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva grossulariifolia Drège ex C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva gymnocarpa Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hastata auct. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hawaiensis H.Lév. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva henningii Goldb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hermanniae Bubani ex Timb.-Lagr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva heterocarpa Shuttlew. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hibiscoides Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hirsuta Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hirsuta Viv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hispanica L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hispida C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hornemannii Bubani Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva humifusa J.Henning Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hybrida Čelak. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva hybrida Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × hybridica Paul & Vicioso Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva iljinii Riedl Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Malva × inodora Ponert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva julii Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva laciniata Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva laeta Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lagascae Laz. & Turb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lagascae Capelli Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lamottei Jord. ex Nyman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lateritia Regel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva latisecta Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lejocarpa Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva leonardii I.Riedl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva libyca Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva limense L. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malva lindsayi (Moran) M.F.Ray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva liocarpa Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva litoralis Dethard. ex Rchb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva longilobata Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva longipedunculata Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lucida Lindl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva lutea Roem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva macrocalyx C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva macropoda Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva major Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva mareotica Delile ex DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva maroccana (Batt. & Trab.) Verloove & Lambinon Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva martensiana E.Morren Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva martrinii Rouy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva mediterranea Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva microcalyx C.A.Mey. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva microcarpa Desf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva microcarpa Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva microphylla E.Mey. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva microphylla (Baker f.) Molero & J.M.Monts. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva minor Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva minoricensis J.J.Rodr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva montana Forssk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva moschata L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva multiflora (Cav.) Soldano, Banfi & Galasso Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva musiana Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva neglecta Wallr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva neilgherrensis Wight Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva nepalensis Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva nicaeensis All. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva nodosa Wahlenb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva obtusa Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva obtusa Torr. & A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva obtusifolia Walp. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva obtusiloba Hook. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva occidentalis (S.Watson) M.F.Ray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva odorata Westc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva olitoria Nakata Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva ononidifolia Mart. ex Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva orbiculata Pomel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva orientalis Mill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva orsiniana Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva oxyacanthoides Eckl. & Zeyh. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva oxyloba Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pacifica M.F.Ray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pamiroalaica Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva papaveriformis St.-Lag. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva parviflora L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva patagonica Niederl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva paxtonii G.Don Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva peduncularis Hook. & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pedunculata Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva peruvianum A. Gray Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Malva pichleri Iljin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva plazzae (Atzei) Soldano, Banfi & Galasso Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva plebeja Steven Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva polyantha Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva polycarpa Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva polymorpha Guss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva preissiana Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva propinqua Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pseudo-olbia Alef. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pseudoborealis Schur Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pseudolavatera Webb & Berthel. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Malva pulchra Bojer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pumila Retz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva purpurea Gay Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva pusilla Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva qaiseri Abedin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva racemosa E.Mey. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva racemosa C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva radicans Larrañaga Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva recta Opiz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva repens Gueldenst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva rodigii C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva ruderalis Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva rugosa Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva rugosa Eckl. & Zeyh. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva salvitellensis Briganti Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva scaberrima Lag. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva scandens Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva scariosa L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva setosa Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva simpliciuscula Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva sinensis Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva spithamea Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva stenophylla Hoffmanns. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva stipulacea Cav. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva striata E.Mey. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva stricta Jacq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva subacaulis Phil. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva subacaulis Maire Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva subacaulis Coss. ex Baker f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva subovata (DC.) Molero & J.M.Monts. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Malva suffruticosa Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva sylvestris L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tenuicalyx Ten. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tenuifolia Hook. & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tenuifolia Desr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tenuifolia Savi Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva × tetuanensis Pau Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tomentella C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tournefortiana L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tournefortii Timb.-Lagr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva trachelifolia Link Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva trionoides DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva truncata Opiz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva tuberculata Link ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva turolensis Sennen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva velutina J.A.Schmidt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva venosa Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva verticillata L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva vidalii (Pau) Molero & J.M.Monts. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva villosa Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva virgata Cav. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva virgata Eckl. & Zeyh. ex Harv. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva virgata Murray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva viscosa Salisb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva vivianiana Rouy Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva vulgaris Fr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva vulgaris Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva waziristanensis Blatt. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Malva zebrina auct. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 365 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Malva. Of these 29 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 33 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Malva. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 365 species names for the genus Malva recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 29 7.9%
Synonym 102 27.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 234 64.1%

All names

The status of the 398 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Malva recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 31 7.8%
Synonym 131 32.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 236 59.3%

Of the species names,

A further 2 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 365 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Malva, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 29 98 0 0 127 34.8%
Low confidence 0 4 0 234 238 65.2%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Malva is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 5 6 0 4 0 15 4.1%
WCSP (in review) 24 96 0 230 2 350 95.9%