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Kosteletzkya pentacarpos  (L.) Ledeb.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 845759

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Kosteletzkya virginica (L.) C. Presl ex A. Gray
    Kosteletzkya althaeifolia (Chapm.) Rusby
    Kosteletzkya smilacifolia A. Gray
    Kosteletzkya virginica var. althaeifolia Chapm.
    Kosteletzkya virginica var. aquilonia Fernald
    Hibiscus pentacarpos L.
    Kosteletzkya smilacifolia (Chapm.) Chapm.
    Kosteletzkya pentacarpos var. smilacifolia (Chapm.) S.N. Alexander
  Common Name(s): Virginia saltmarsh mallow [English]
    fen-rose [English]
    saltmarsh mallow [English]
    seashore mallow [English]
    seaside mallow [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  
                               GenusKosteletzkya C. Presl  
                                  SpeciesKosteletzkya pentacarpos (L.) Ledeb. – Virginia saltmarsh mallow, fen-rose, saltmarsh mallow, seashore mallow, seaside mallow  

  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: Kosteletzkya pentacarpos    
  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: Kosteletzkya pentacarpos   
  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: Kosteletzkya pentacarpos   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  






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