The Tribe Malveae is a member of the Subfamily Malvoideae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Malveae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae
Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Phylum: Tracheophyta
Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Infraphylum: Radiatopses Kenrick & Crane, 1997
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina
- Phylum: Tracheophyta Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Tribe Malveae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (38): Alcea · Althaea · Anisodontea · Anoda · Bakeridesia · Bastardia · Bergenia · Briquetia · Callirhoe · Eremalche · Fuertesimalva · Galanthus · Gaya · Hoheria · Horsfordia · Iliamna · Kitaibela · Lavatera · Lawrencia · Malacothamnus · Malope · Malva · Malvastrum · Malvella · Monteiroa · Napaea · Neobaclea · Neobrittonia · Nototriche · Palaua · Phymosia · Plagianthus · Robinsonella · Sida · Sidalcea · Sphaeralcea · Tarasa · Wissadula
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2,896 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Tribe Malveae.
Herbs annual, biennial, or perennial, usually erect, unbranched, most parts stellate pubescent, sometimes mixed with long simple hairs. Leaves long petiolate; leaf blade ovate to suborbicular, angled, weakly lobed, or deeply palmatipartite, margin crenate or dentate, apex acute to obtuse. Flowers axillary, solitary or fascicled, often arranged into terminal racemes. Epicalyx lobes 6 or 7, basally connate. Calyx 5-lobed, ± pubescent. Petals pink, white, purple, or yellow, usually more than 3 cm wide, apex notched. Staminal column glabrous with anthers clustered at apex; anthers yellow and compact. Ovary 15- or more loculed; ovules 1 per locule, erect; styles as many as locules; stigmas decurrent, filiform. Fruit a schizocarp, disk-shaped, fruit axis as long as or shorter than carpels; mericarps more than 15, laterally compressed and circular with a prominent ventral notch, glabrous or pubescent, 2-celled, proximal cell 1-seeded, distal cell sterile. Seed glabrous or pustulose. [more]
Althaea is the Latin rendering of Greek Althaia, which may be related to Greek ????? althos "healing". It can refer to: [more]
Anisodontea is a genus in the tribe Malveae in the family Malvaceae. It comprises twenty-one species native to South Africa. Members of the genus typically bear toothed leaves with three or five palmate, uneven lobes. Members of the genus also typically bear flowers with a pubescent calyx, a five-petaled corolla streaked from the center and pink to magenta in color, and stamens with anthers of a dark color. [more]
Anoda is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family. There are 23 or 24 species of these herbs, most native to Mexico and South America. They are generally erect plants with a variety of leaf shapes, and many bear colorful flowers. Most bear distinctive disk-shaped segmented fruits. [more]
Bastardia is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. [more]
Bergenia is a genus of ten species of flowering plants in the family Saxifragaceae, native to central Asia, from Afghanistan to China and the Himalaya. They are evergreen perennial plants with a spirally arranged rosette of leaves 6-35 cm long and 4-15 cm broad, and pink flowers produced in a cyme. [more]
This wild flower is monocot and angiosperm. Callirhoe, the poppy mallows, is a of nine species in the mallow family (Malvaceae), native to the prairies and grasslands of North America. Of the nine species, some are annual and some perennial plants. [more]
Genus Eremalche is a small group of flowering plants in the . They are endemic to the United States desert southwest. [more]
Galanthus (Snowdrop; Greek g?la "milk", ?nthos "flower") is a small genus of about 20 species of bulbous herbaceous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae. Most flower in winter, before the vernal equinox (20 or 21 March in the Northern Hemisphere), but certain species flower in early spring and late autumn. [more]
Hoheria is a genus of six species of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae. All are endemic to New Zealand and the Kermadec Islands. The genus name is a Latinization of the Maori language name, Houhere. That name, as well as Lacebark and Ribbonwood, are sometimes used as common names. [more]
Lavatera is a genus of about 25 species of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, central and eastern Asia, and Australia. A number of species previously listed in this genus have now been transferred to the related genus Malva. Lavatera species are known as tree mallows, or rather ambiguously as "rose mallows", "royal mallows" or "annual mallows". [more]
Malacothamnus (bush mallow) is a genus of malvaceous plants native to California, and related to the s of the US interior and the Phymosias of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. [more]
Malope is a genus of three species ) in the mallow botanical family (Malvaceae). Of the three species, Malope trifida is often used as an ornamental plant . [more]
Malva is a genus of about 25?30 species of herbaceous annual, biennial, and perennial plants in the family Malvaceae (of which it is the type genus), one of several closely related genera in the family to bear the common English name mallow. The genus is widespread throughout the temperate, subtropical and tropical regions of Africa, Asia and Europe. The word "mallow" is derived from Old English "malwe", which was imported from Latin "malva", which originated in Ancient Greek ?a???? (malakhe) meaning "yellow" or Hebrew ???????? (mal?akh) meaning "salty". A number of species, previously considered to belong to Lavatera, have been moved to Malva. [more]
Herbs perennial (sometimes annual) or subshrubs, erect. Leaves simple; stipules lanceolate or falcate; leaf blade ovate or lanceolate, entire or sometimes obscurely 3-lobed, margin crenate or dentate; foliar nectaries lacking. Flowers axillary, solitary or in cymose clusters, sometimes aggregated into terminal spikes. Epicalyx lobes 3, free, subulate or filiform to lanceolate. Calyx cup-shaped, 5-lobed. Corolla yellow or orange, broadly campanulate; petals 5, scarcely longer than calyx. Filament tube included within corolla, glabrous or puberulent; anthers clustered at apex. Ovary 5-18-loculed; ovules 1 per locule; styles as many as carpels, slender; stigmas capitate. Fruit a schizocarp, oblate; mericarps 5-18, indehiscent, reddish brown, horseshoe-shaped with a prominent ventral notch, sometimes 2- or 3-cuspidate. Seeds solitary, reniform, glabrous. [more]
Nototriche is a genus of in the Malvaceae family. It contains the following species: [more]
Palaua is a genus of in the Euconulidae family. It contains the following species: [more]
Phymosia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae. [more]
Robinsonella is a genus of in the Malvaceae family. It contains the following species: [more]
Sida can refer to: [more]
Sidalcea is a genus of the botanical family Malvaceae. It contains several species of flower known generally as checkerblooms or checkermallows. [more]
The globemallows (or globe mallows) are members of the Sphaeralcea in the mallow family (Malvaceae). There are about 40-60 species, including annuals, perennials, and shrubs. Most originate in the drier regions of North America, with some known from South America. Another often-used common name is falsemallows. [more]
Wissadula is a genus of plant in family Malvaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]
At least 75 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Wissadula.
More info about the Genus Wissadula may be found here.
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- Ya Tang, Michael G. Gilbert & Laurence J. Dorr "Malvastrum". in Flora of China Vol. 12 Page 265, 269. Published by Science Press (Beijing) and Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Online at EFloras.org.
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