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Melochia tomentosa
teabush Mallow Family
Melochia tomentosa Malvaceae
common name
accepted scientific name
  Melochia tomentosa L.
rules for finding collection records
  Melochia tomentosa (335)
family name
Image Author: ©2011 Wynn Anderson
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (34)
Weeds of Mexico (10)
SEINet (8)
Wikimedia Commons (2)
Shirley Denton (2)
South Florida (1)
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