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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Hibisceae
Genus: Malachra
Species: M. alceifolia – M. capitata – M. fasciata – M. helodes – M. heptaphylla – M. officinalis – M. palmata – M. radiata – M. ruderalis – M. rudis – M. urens

Malachra L. (1767)

Type species: M. capitata (L.) L.


Linnaeus, C. 1767. Syst. Nat., ed. 12, 2: 450, as Malacra.
Hinsley, S.R. 2004-2008. "Partial Synonymy of Malachra". Malvaceae Info. Accessed: 2013 Feb 21 [1].
Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Malachra in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jan. 16. Reference page.
Hassler, M. Jan.. Malachra. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. Jan.. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: Jan. 16 {{{3}}}. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Malachra. Published online. Accessed: Jan. 16 2021. 2021. Malachra. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jan. 16.

Malachra is a genus of flowering plants in the family Malvaceae, native to the Americas and Africa, and introduced in places in Asia. They lack an epicalyx, an autapomorphy within their tribe Hibisceae, which is known for having epicalyces.[2]

Currently accepted species include:[3]

Malachra alceifolia Jacq.
Malachra capitata (L.) L.
Malachra fasciata Jacq.
Malachra helodes Mart.
Malachra officinalis Klotzsch
Malachra radiata (L.) L.
Malachra ruderalis Gürke
Malachra rudis Benth.
Malachra urens Poit. ex Ledeb.


Mant. Pl.: 13 (1767)
Naskar, Saikat; Mandal, Rabindranath (2014). "Characterization of Some Common Members of the Family Malvaceae s.s. on the Basis of Morphology of Selective Attributes: Epicalyx, Staminal Tube, Stigmatic Head and Trichome". Indian Journal of Plant Sciences. 4 (3): 79–86. ISSN 2319-3824. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
"Malachra L." Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2020.

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