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

ID: 0000 0000 0116 0740 (2016-01-05)

Copyright © 2016 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Feb 22, 2015
  • latitude 27.95868   longitude 111.03761     View on Google Maps.
  • this photo depicts a plant that was cultivated or collected in the wild
  • photo location   grounds, El Creston Hotel, Blvd. Belrones (Hiway 124) & Calle Pinos, San Carlos, Mcp. Guymas
  • plant's place of origin   grounds, El Creston Hotel, Blvd. Belrones (Hiway 124) & Calle Pinos, San Carlos (Mcp. Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico)
  • family Malvaceae
  • plant community   urban area
  • notes   rare herbaceous plant adventive in landscape planter. Most if not all of the few records for this somewhat weedy, herbaceous tropical species, north of Navojoa and tropical deciduous thorn scrub in Sonora, seem associated with urban areas (only 2 found from the San Carlos area, 3 near Hermosillo), suggesting possible wild introduction via local garden use.
  • keywords: SON, Sonoran Desert
  • contributor's ID #  SON 482
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Malva Rosa, Pyramid Flower (photographer)
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