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Malacothamnus involucratus; Carmel Valley bush mallow   

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Malacothamnus involucratus
Malacothamnus involucratus
Carmel Valley bush mallow
Photographer: Beatrice F. Howitt
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 8253 3202 4147 0115 (1999-02-24)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jun 1, 1968
  • location   North America
  • family Malvaceae
  • notes   Note from Keir Morse 2020-02-15: Varieties of M. palmeri were given the rank of species as M. palmeri, M. lucianus, and M. involucratus in 2021. A key to these species can be found in Morse, K. 2021. A Morphological Assessment of the Malacothamnus palmeri Complex (Malvaceae). Crossosoma 44(1 & 2): 1–27, which is available here:
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 36224
  • photo category: Plant - tree/shrub

  • common names   Carmel Valley bush mallow (CF )
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    1. Reviewed by keir morse    Aug 4, 2019

    Action: changed name from "Malacothamnus palmeri" to "Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Short and sparse leaf hairs"

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