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Common name

English: Chocolateweed

Mandarin: 马松子 (ma song zi)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2669)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2583)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2176)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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