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Malva  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21832

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): cheeseweed [English]
    mallow [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 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  
                               GenusMalva L. – cheeseweed, mallow  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Malva alcea L. – vervain mallow, hollyhock, mauve alcée 
                                  Species Malva arborea (L.) Webb & Berthel. – tree mallow 
                                  Species Malva assurgentiflora (Kellogg) M.F. Ray – island mallow 
                                  Species Malva brasiliensis Desr. – Brazilian mallow 
                                  Species Malva moschata L. – musk mallow, mauve musquée 
                                  Species Malva multiflora (Cav.) Soldano, Banfi & Galasso  
                                  Species Malva neglecta Wallr. – dwarf mallow, roundleaf mallow, buttonweed, cheeseplant, cheeseweed, common mallow 
                                  Species Malva nicaeensis All. – bull mallow 
                                  Species Malva occidentalis (S. Watson) M.F. Ray  
                                  Species Malva pacifica M.F. Ray  
                                  Species Malva parviflora L. – small-whorl mallow, cheeseweed, cheeseweed mallow, small-flowered mallow, mauve parviflore 
                                  Species Malva pseudolavatera Webb & Berthel. – Cretan tree mallow, smaller tree mallow 
                                  Species Malva pusilla Sm. – low mallow 
                                  Species Malva sylvestris L. – high mallow, garden mallow 
                                  Species Malva verticillata L. – cluster mallow, whorled mallow, clustered mallow, Chinese mallow, curled mallow, mauve verticillée 

  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: Malva    
  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: Malva   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Malva   
  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: Malva   
  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: Malva   
  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   
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  Reference for: Malva   

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