Malva neglecta Wallr.

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Malva neglecta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rijkhoven-Bilzen, Belgium

Malva neglecta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rijkhoven-Bilzen, Belgium

Malva neglecta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rijkhoven-Bilzen, Belgium

Malva neglecta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rijkhoven-Bilzen, Belgium

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Frequency: Rare
Status: Introduced
Description:
Perennial with prostrate branches growing from a strong and deep taproot. Leaves round to kidney-shaped in outline, 1-6 cm wide, unlobed or shallowly 5-6-lobed, sparsely strigose hairy on both surfaces, often with simple hairs above and stellate hairs beneath; margin crenate-denticulate; petiole 3-20 cm long, softly stellate hairy; stipules ovate-acuminate. Flowers in up to 4-flowered clusters. Epicalyx lobes 3, linear-lanceolate, 3-4 mm long. Calyx 5-7 mm long, lobed to about the middle, stellate hairy. Petals 3-10 mm long, whiteusually with mauve or purplish tinge towards the apex and on the veins. Fruit 6-8 mm in diameter with 12-15 mericarps, stellate hairy.
Notes: Only known from one record in South eastern Zimbabwe but more common in South Africa.
Derivation of specific name: neglecta: overlooked
Habitat: Disturbed and cultivated areas
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Europe and parts of Asia but naturalized in North America and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Sunday 22 May 2016
Literature:

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 502 - 503.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 61.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Malva neglecta
African Plant Database: Malva neglecta
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Malva neglecta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Malva neglecta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Malva neglecta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Malva neglecta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Malva neglecta
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Malva neglecta
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Malva neglecta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Malva neglecta
Ispot Southern Africa: Malva neglecta
JSTOR Plant Science: Malva neglecta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Malva neglecta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Malva neglecta
The Plant List (version 1.1): Malva neglecta
Tropicos: Malva neglecta


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Malva neglecta.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138990, retrieved 17 November 2017

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