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Taxon: Melochia umbellata (Houtt.) Stapf

Genus: Melochia
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Byttnerioideae tribe: Hermannieae. Also placed in: Sterculiaceae
Nomen number: 447725
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1913:317. 1913
Name verified on: 24-Jan-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar [Nicobar Islands]
    Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Western Australia [n.]

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes. [mentions].
  • Craib, W. G. & A. F. G. Kerr, eds. 1925–1962. Florae siamensis enumeratio.
  • Goldberg, A. 1967. The genus Melochia L. (Sterculiaceae). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 34:220.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Melochia umbellata (Houtt.) Stapf:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?447725 (02 September 2014)

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