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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Malvaceae (61)(family description)

          Genus: Melochia (2)

            Epithet: tomentosa L. (7)

tomentosa => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Melochia tomentosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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