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Taxon: Sidalcea malviflora (DC.) A. Gray

Genus: Sidalcea
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Malvoideae tribe: Malveae.
Nomen number: 33905
Place of publication: Pl. wright. 1:16. 1852 "malvaeflora" (Smithsonian Contr. Knowl. 3, Art. 5)(G. Bentham, Pl. hartw. 300. Jan 1849 "malvaeflora", nom. inval.)
Comment: Bentham did not validly publish this in Jan 1849 because the genus Sidalcea was not validly published until Feb 1849 (Melbourne ICN Art. 35.1) (K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 22 Sep 2014)
Name verified on: 19-Apr-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-Sep-2014
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • checker-mallow   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • checkerbloom   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Greek-mallow   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • kalifornische Schmuckmalve   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1988. Malvaceae of Mexico. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 25:413. ["malvaeflora"].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. ["malvaeflora"].
  • Hitchcock, C. L. 1957. A study of the perennial species of Sidalceae. Part 1. Taxonomy. Univ. Wash. Publ. Biol. 18:1–79.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Sidalcea malviflora (DC.) A. Gray:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?33905 (17 December 2014)

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