The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Melochia

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

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Melochia

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Melochia acutangula Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia anomala Griseb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia arenosa Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia argentina R.E. Fr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia aristata A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia bernoulliana Donn. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia berteriana Balb. ex DC. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia betonicifolia A. St.-Hil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia bissei A.Rodr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia bracteosa F. Hoffm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia candelaris Rottb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Melochia canescens Cristóbal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia capitata Bojer Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia caracasana Jacq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia chamaedrys A. St.-Hil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Melochia colombiana Cuatrec. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia compacta Hochr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia corchorifolia L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia cornata Huber Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia corymbosa (C. Presl) C.F.W. Meissn. ex Steud. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia degeneriana A.C. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia gardneri Sprague Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia goldbergii Cristóbal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia graminifolia A.St.-Hil. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia grayana A.C. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia hassleriana Chodat Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia hermannioides A.St.-Hil. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia hirsutissima Merr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia hispida Hook. & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia illicioides K. Schum. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia kerriifolia Triana & Planch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia lanata A. St.-Hil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia lanceolata Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia leucantha J.F. Macbr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia longepetiolata A.C. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia longidentata Goldberg Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia lupulina Sw. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia makateaensis H.St.John Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia manducata C.Wright Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia melissifolia Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia ministella Cristóbal Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia mollipila A.C.Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia mollis (Kunth) Triana & Planch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia mollis (K. Schum.) Hutch. & Dalziel Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia mollissima Desf. ex Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia morongii Britton Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia nodiflora Sw. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia nudiflora Standl. & L.O.Williams Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia oaxacana Dorr & L.C. Barnett Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia odorata L. f. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia ovata Desf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia parhamii A.C.Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia parvifolia Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Melochia peruviana Desr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia pilosa (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia pterocarpa Arènes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia pulverulenta Miers Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia pyramidata L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Melochia roseiflora A.C. Sm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia rotundifolia Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia savannarum Britt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia sergipana Monteiro Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia serrata (Vent.) A. St.-Hil. & Naudin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia simplex A. St.-Hil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia sorocadensis K.Schum. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia speciosa S. Watson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia spicata (L.) Fryxell Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia splendens St. Hilaire & Naudin Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia tahitensis J.W.Moore Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia thymifolia (C. Presl) Goldberg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia tomentella (C. Presl) Hemsl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia tomentosa L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Melochia trujilloi J.B.Rondón & Cumaná Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia ulmifolia Benth. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia umbellata (Houtt.) Stapf Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia urticifolia (Turcz.) Standl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia varronifolia Desf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia villosa (Mill.) Fawc. & Rendle Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Melochia villosissima (C. Presl) Merr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Melochia vitiensis A.Gray Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Melochia werdermannii Goldberg Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 270 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Melochia. Of these 57 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 73 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Melochia. 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 270 species names for the genus Melochia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 57 21.1%
Synonym 187 69.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 26 9.6%

All names

The status of the 343 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Melochia recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 64 18.7%
Synonym 253 73.8%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 26 7.6%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 270 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Melochia, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 57 187 0 0 244 90.4%
Low confidence 0 0 0 26 26 9.6%

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

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 36 140 0 3 0 179 66.3%
WCSP (in review) 21 47 0 23 0 91 33.7%