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M Melochia tomentosa L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Melochia (family Malvaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 2: 1140 1759.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:157023-2.

Synonyms:

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Melochia arida Rose Synonym M TRO
Melochia crenata Vahl Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Melochia diffusa Bertero ex Spreng. Synonym M TRO
Melochia hypoleuca Miq. Synonym M TRO
Melochia plicata C. Presl Synonym M TRO
Melochia portoricensis Spreng. Synonym M TRO
Melochia tomentosa var. bahiensis K. Schum. Synonym L TRO
Melochia tomentosa var. tomentosa Synonym L TRO
Melochia tomentosa var. typica K. Schum. Synonym L TRO
Moluchia tomentosa (L.) Britton Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Riedlea crenata (Vahl) DC. Synonym M TRO
Riedlea hypoleuca (Miq.) Walp. Synonym M TRO
Sida rajoides M.E. Jones Synonym M TRO
Visenia crenata (Vahl) Spreng. Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Melochia tomentosa var. frutescens (Jacq.) DC. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 3
Melochia tomentosa var. turpiniana (Kunth) K. Schum. Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2508669.

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