Pavonia (plant)

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Pavonia
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Pavonia hastata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Genus: Pavonia
Cav.
Species

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Synonyms

Asterochlaena Garcke
Blanchetiastrum Hassl.
Cancellaria (DC.) Mattei
Codonochlamys Ulbr.
Goethea Nees
Lass Adans.
Lopimia Mart.
Malache Vogel
Pseudopavonia Hassl.
Pteropavonia Mattei
Thorntonia Rchb.
Triplochlamys Ulbr.[1]

Pavonia is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae.[1] The generic name honours Spanish botanist José Antonio Pavón Jiménez (1754-1844).[2]

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

Hybrids[edit]

Pavonia × gledhillii Cheek, 1989 (Pavonia makoyana × Pavonia multiflora)

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pavonia Cav.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  2. ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names. III M-Q. CRC Press. p. 1981. ISBN 978-0-8493-2677-6. 
  3. ^ a b "Species Records of Pavonia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-06-25. 
  4. ^ "Pavonia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 25 June 2010. 
  • Fryxell, P.A. (2009). A new species of Pavonia (Malvaceae) from the Atlantic coastal forests of eastern Brazil. Phytotaxa 2: 13-18.