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Taxon: Malva linnaei M. F. Ray

Synonym of Malva multiflora (Cav.) Soldano et al.

Genus: Malva
Family: Malvaceae
Nomen number: 412550
Place of publication: Novon 8:292. 1998
  • a nom. nov. for Lavatera cretica L. (non Malva cretica Cav.)
  • however, Malva pseudolavatera Webb. & Berth. (1836) had already been published based on the same name, so M. linnaei is superfluous and illegitimate (see Melbourne ICN Art. 52 Ex. 8 & 9)(K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 13 Feb 2015)
Name verified on: 10-Nov-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Feb-2015
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 3 accessions)


  • Hill, S. R. 2009. Notes on California Malvaceae including nomenclatural changes and additions to the flora. Madroño 56:109. [= M. pseudolavatera Webb & Berthel.].

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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