Melochia nodiflora

Species:Melochia nodiflora Sw.
Status:Not Native
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Sub Class
Genus Melochia
Species Melochia nodiflora Sw. - BRETONICA PRIETA


Citation MELOCHIA NODIFLORA Swartz, Prodr. 97. 1788.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: JAMAICA: Without data, Swartz s.n. (lectotype: S). Lectotypified by Goldberg, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 34, 272, 274. 1967.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Miami-Dade USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Mougeotia nodiflora Mougeotia nodiflora (Swartz) Kunth, in Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 5: 330. 1823.BASIONYM: Melochia nodiflora Swartz 1788. 
Riedlea nodiflora Riedlea nodiflora (Swartz) de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 491. 1824.BASIONYM: Melochia nodiflora Swartz 1788. 
Visenia nodiflora Visenia nodiflora (Swartz) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 3: 30. 1826.BASIONYM: Melochia nodiflora Swartz 1788. 
Melochia carpinifolia Melochia carpinifolia J. C. Wendland, Bot. Beob. 52. 1798.  
Melochia conglobata Melochia conglobata Sessé y Lacasta & Mociño, Pl. Nov. Hisp. 106. 1889. TYPE: Without data, Sessé y Lacasta & Mociño, Icon. Fl. Mex. 354 (lectotype: MA). Lectotypified by Fryxell, in McVaugh, Fl. Novo-Galic. 3: 131. 2001.
Melochia urticifolia Melochia urticifolia (Turczaninow) Standley, Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23: 804. 1923.BASIONYM: Riedlea urticifolia Turczaninow 1858. 
Riedlea urticifolia Riedlea urticifolia Turczaninow, Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 31(1): 209. 1858. TYPE: MEXICO: Oaxaca: Pacific coast. s.d., Galeotti 4091 (holotype: W; isotype: KW?).


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Miami-Dade Co. 05 Dec 2007 J. Sadle 548
Mexico Oaxaca San Cristóbal Amatlán Mun. 13 Dec 1995 J. Santiago Martínez 380 Nombre Zapoteco: lalaz chin.
Panama Coclé Prov. 23 Dec 1966 D. Burch 1161
Mexico Jalisco 17 Jan 1990 T. S. Cochrane 12321
Belize Orange Walk Distr. 25 Nov 1976 P. W. Leino 7629
St. Vincent & the Grenadines St. Vincent St. George Par. 13 Jan 1962 G. R. Cooley 8151
Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Island 14 Dec 1971 N. Chevalier 224
Dominican Republic La Altagracia Prov. 05 Feb 1981 T. A. Zanoni 10744
Puerto Rico Añasco Mun. 09 Nov 1993 M. Nee 44163
Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Island 14 Dec 1971 N. Chevalier 212
Puerto Rico Humacao Mun. 01 Dec 1981 B. F. Hansen 9557
Puerto Rico Comerío Mun. 25 Nov 1981 B. F. Hansen 9358
Jamaica Middlesex Co. St. Catherine Par. 24 Nov 1896 W. H. Harris 6615
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