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Melochia speciosa
Melochia speciosa
Malva Rosa
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 1115 2930 (2015-11-24)

Copyright © 2015 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Feb 22, 2015
  • latitude 27.99085   longitude 111.04358     View on Google Maps.
  • location   dirt road from Rancho Camprestris to Canon del Nacapule Preserve, 2.9 milles north of State Hiway SON 124 in San Carlos, 1.7 miles south of Preserve trailhead and parking lot (Mcp. Guaymas, Somora, Mexico)
  • family Malvaceae
  • plant community   Sonoran Desert coastal thornscrub at 190' elev.
  • notes   shrub on coarse gravelly volcanic soil of wide, braided sheet-wash arroyo draining coastal plain between rhyolite hills. Sometime confused with(or merged into) M. tomentosa but leaves are greenish, stellate-puberulent, and not greyish canescent and densely tomentose as in M. tomentosa, among other differences.
  • keywords: SON, Sonoran Desert
  • contributor's ID #  SON 785
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Malva Rosa (photographer)
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