⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2508572, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Melochia ulmifolia Benth..
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 12(3): 40 1886.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:156947-2.