African Plant Database

Malva verticillata L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 689 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Malva
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Malva verticillata L. var. verticillata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Malva abyssinica A. Braun (1841)
Taxon infra-specific
Malva verticillata var. crispa L.
Malva verticillata L. var. verticillata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or Biennal herb 0.5-2.4 m tall.
Ecology : Bushland, forest…cultivations, waste and fallow ground; 1200-4000 m alt.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Europe, Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 109 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
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