Melochia corchorifolia L.

Common name

English: Chocolateweed

Mandarin: 马松子 (ma song zi)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Malvales (74)

        Family: Malvaceae (57) (family description)

          Genus: Melochia (2)

           Epithet: corchorifolia L. (1)

corchorifolia => leaves similar to the genus Corchorus

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink, yellow, white

External links

Check for Melochia corchorifolia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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