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Malvaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21608

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Tiliaceae
 
    Sterculiaceae
 
    Bombacaceae
 
    Berryaceae
 
    Brownlowiaceae
 
    Byttneriaceae
 
    Cacaoaceae
 
    Chiranthodendraceae
 
    Dombeyaceae
 
    Durionaceae
 
    Grewiaceae
 
    Helicteraceae
 
    Hermanniaceae
 
    Hibiscaceae
 
    Lasiopetalaceae
 
    Melochiaceae
 
    Pentapetaceae
 
    Philippodendraceae
 
    Plagianthaceae
 
    Sidaceae
 
    Sparmanniaceae
 
    Theobromataceae
 
    Triplobaceae
 
    Triplochitonaceae
 
  Common Name(s): mallows [English]
 
    mauves [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMalvales   
                            FamilyMalvaceae  – mallows, mauves  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Abelmoschus Medik. – okra 
                               Genus Abutilon Mill. – Indian mallow 
                               Genus Adansonia L.  
                               Genus Aetoxylon (Airy Shaw) Airy Shaw  
                               Genus Alcea L. – hollyhock 
                               Genus Allosidastrum (Hochr.) Krapov., Fryxell & D.M. Bates – mock fanpetals 
                               Genus Allowissadula D.M. Bates – false Indianmallow 
                               Genus Althaea L. – marshmallow 
                               Genus Amyxa Tiegh.  
                               Genus Anisodontea C. Presl  
                               Genus Anoda Cav.  
                               Genus Apeiba Aubl.  
                               Genus Aquilaria Lam.  
                               Genus Argyrodendron (Endl.) Klotzsch  
                               Genus Ayenia L.  
                               Genus Bastardia Kunth  
                               Genus Bastardiopsis (K. Schum.) Hassl.  
                               Genus Batesimalva Fryxell – gaymallow 
                               Genus Berrya Roxb.  
                               Genus Billieturnera Fryxell – false fanpetals 
                               Genus Bombax L. – cottontree 
                               Genus Brachychiton Schott & Endl.  
                               Genus Callirhoe Nutt. – polly mallow, poppymallow 
                               Genus Ceiba Mill.  
                               Genus Chiranthodendron Cerv. ex Cav.  
                               Genus Cienfuegosia Cav. – flymallow 
                               Genus Clappertonia Meisn.  
                               Genus Cola Schott & Endl.  
                               Genus Columbia Pers.  
                               Genus Corchorus L.  
                               Genus Dombeya Lam.  
                               Genus Durio Adans.  
                               Genus Entelea R. Br.  
                               Genus Eremalche Greene – mallow 
                               Genus Fioria Mattei – fanleaf 
                               Genus Firmiana Marsili – parasoltree 
                               Genus Fremontodendron Coville – flannelbush 
                               Genus Fryxellia D.M. Bates – fryxellwort 
                               Genus Gonystylus Teijsm. & Binn.  
                               Genus Gossypium L. – cotton 
                               Genus Grewia L.  
                               Genus Guazuma Mill.  
                               Genus Gyrinops Gaertn.  
                               Genus Helicteres L.  
                               Genus Heliocarpus L.  
                               Genus Herissantia Medik.  
                               Genus Heritiera Aiton  
                               Genus Hermannia L.  
                               Genus Hibiscadelphus Rock  
                               Genus Hibiscus L. – rosemallow 
                               Genus Hoheria A. Cunn.  
                               Genus Horsfordia A. Gray – velvet mallow, velvetmallow 
                               Genus Iliamna Greene – wild hollyhock 
                               Genus Kleinhovia L.  
                               Genus Kokia Lewton – treecotton 
                               Genus Kosteletzkya C. Presl  
                               Genus Krapovickasia Fryxell  
                               Genus Lagunaria (DC.) Rchb. – cow itch tree 
                               Genus Lavatera L. – tree mallow 
                               Genus Luehea Willd.  
                               Genus Malachra L. – leafbract 
                               Genus Malacothamnus Greene – bushmallow 
                               Genus Malva L. – cheeseweed, mallow 
                               Genus Malvastrum A. Gray – cheeseweed, false mallow 
                               Genus Malvaviscus Fabr. – wax mallow 
                               Genus Malvella Jaub. & Spach – mallow 
                               Genus Melochia L.  
                               Genus Meximalva Fryxell  
                               Genus Modiola Moench – bristlemallow 
                               Genus Napaea L.  
                               Genus Ochroma Sw.  
                               Genus Pachira Aubl.  
                               Genus Pavonia Cav. – swampmallow 
                               Genus Pentapetes L.  
                               Genus Phymosia Desv. ex Ham.  
                               Genus Pimelea Banks ex Gaertn.  
                               Genus Pseudabutilon R.E. Fr.  
                               Genus Pseudobombax Dugand  
                               Genus Pterygota Schott & Endl.  
                               Genus Quararibea Aubl.  
                               Genus Rhynchosida Fryxell  
                               Genus Sida L. – fanpetals 
                               Genus Sidalcea A. Gray – checkermallow, checkerbloom 
                               Genus Sidastrum Baker f. – sandmallow 
                               Genus Sphaeralcea A. St.-Hil. – globemallow 
                               Genus Sterculia L.  
                               Genus Talipariti Fryxell  
                               Genus Theobroma L.  
                               Genus Thespesia Sol. ex Corrêa  
                               Genus Tilia L. – basswood 
                               Genus Trichospermum Blume  
                               Genus Triumfetta L. – burbark 
                               Genus Urena L.  
                               Genus Waltheria L.  
                               Genus Wissadula Medik.  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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: Malvaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: mauves[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Malvaceae   
       
  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: Malvaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Malvaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Malvaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Malvaceae   
       
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