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Melochia villosissima  (C. Presl) Merr.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 845754

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMalvaceae  – mallows, mauves  
                               GenusMelochia L. – broom-wood  
                                  SpeciesMelochia villosissima (C. Presl) Merr.  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Variety Melochia villosissima var. compacta (Hochr.) Fosberg  
                                     Variety Melochia villosissima var. villosissima (C. Presl) Merr.  

  Expert: Laurence J. Dorr  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Melochia villosissima    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Melochia villosissima   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fosberg, F. R., and Lynn Raulerson  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title: Noteworthy Micronesian plants. 6   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Micronesica, vol. 23, no. 2   
  Page(s): 139-152   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0026-279X   
  Reference for: Melochia villosissima   

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