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Sphaeralcea  A. St.-Hil.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21909

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): globemallow [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  
                               GenusSphaeralcea A. St.-Hil. – globemallow  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray – desert globemallow, apricot mallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea angustifolia (Cav.) G. Don – copper globemallow, narrowleaf globemallow, narrowleaf desertmallow, narrow-leaved globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea bonariensis (Cav.) Griseb. – Latin globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea caespitosa M.E. Jones – Jone's globemallow, Jones' globe-mallow, tufted globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. – copper mallow, red falsemallow, orange globemallow, scarlet globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea coulteri (S. Watson) A. Gray – Coulter's globemallow, annual globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea digitata (Greene) Rydb. – juniper globemallow, slippery globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea emoryi Torr. ex A. Gray – Emory's desertmallow, Emory's globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea fendleri A. Gray – thicket globe-mallow, Fendler's globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea fumariensis (S.L. Welsh & N.D. Atwood) N.D. Atwood & S.L. Welsh – Smoky Mountain globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea gierischii N.D. Atwood & S.L. Welsh – Gierisch mallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea grossulariifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Rydb. – gooseberryleaf globemallow, currant-leaf globemallow, gooseberry-leaf globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea hastulata A. Gray – spreading globemallow, spear globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea incana Torr. ex A. Gray – gray globemallow, soft globe-mallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea laxa Wooton & Standl. – Caliche globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea leptophylla (A. Gray) Rydb. – scaly globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea lindheimeri A. Gray – woolly globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea moorei (S.L. Welsh) N.D. Atwood & S.L. Welsh  
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea munroana (Douglas ex Lindl.) Spach ex A. Gray – Munro's globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea orcuttii Rose – Carrizo Creek globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea parvifolia A. Nelson – smallflower globemallow, small-leaf globemallow, palmleaf globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea pedatifida (A. Gray) A. Gray – palmleaf globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea polychroma La Duke – hot springs globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea procera Ced. Porter – Luna County globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea psoraloides S.L. Welsh – psoralea globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea rusbyi A. Gray – Rusby's globemallow, cutleaf globemallow 
                                  SpeciesSphaeralcea wrightii A. Gray – Wright's globemallow 

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

 Geographic Information
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