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Malacothamnus fasciculatus  (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21827

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Malacothamnus arcuatus (Greene) Greene
    Malacothamnus hallii (Eastw.) Kearney
    Malacothamnus mendocinensis (Eastw.) Kearney
    Malacothamnus parishii (Eastw.) Kearney
    Malva fasciculata Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray
    Malvastrum arcuatum (Greene) B.L. Rob.
    Malvastrum fasciculatum (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
    Malvastrum hallii Eastw.
    Malvastrum mendocinense Eastw.
    Malvastrum nesioticum B.L. Rob.
    Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. catalinensis (Eastw.) Thorne
    Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. laxiflorus (A. Gray) Thorne
    Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. catalinensis (Eastw.) Kearney
    Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. laxiflorus (A. Gray) Kearney
    Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus (B.L. Rob.) Kearney
    Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii (Abrams) Kearney
    Malvastrum fasciculatum var. laxiflorum (A. Gray) Munz & I.M. Johnst.
    Malvastrum nesioticum var. nuttallii (Abrams) Wiggins
    Malacothamnus nesioticus (B.L. Rob.) Abrams
    Malacothamnus nuttallii Abrams
    Malvastrum catalinense Eastw.
    Malvastrum laxiflorum (A. Gray) Davidson & Moxley
    Malvastrum nuttallii (Abrams) Davidson & Moxley
    Malvastrum parishii Eastw.
    Sphaeralcea arcuata (Greene) Arthur
    Sphaeralcea nesiotica (B.L. Rob.) Jeps.
  Common Name(s): Mendocino bushmallow [English]
    chaparral bushmallow [English]
  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  
                               GenusMalacothamnus Greene – bushmallow, chaparral mallow  
                                  SpeciesMalacothamnus fasciculatus (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Greene – Mendocino bushmallow, chaparral bushmallow  

  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: Malacothamnus fasciculatus    
  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: Malacothamnus fasciculatus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Malacothamnus fasciculatus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Malacothamnus fasciculatus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Malacothamnus fasciculatus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2015   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 6: Magnoliophyta: Cucurbitaceae to Droseraceae   
  Page(s): 496   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-19-534027-2   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Malacothamnus fasciculatus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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