The Parent order is - Malvales
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Woody Family Malvaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Mallow FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 200
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal Number of species - 2300
Plant forms - Tree/Shrub/Herb
World Distribution - Cosmopolitan, esp. tropical areas
Comments - Herbs, shrubs, some trees. At least 2 species yield timber. 5 genera & 50 species have trees, Most species are herbs or shrubs but some are trees and lianas. Placement of Malvaceae is very controversial. The very definition of the family may change dramatically as new studies are published.



Woody Genera of Malvaceae

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1 - Abelmoschus.
2 - Abutilon.
3 - Actinophora = Schoutenia.
4 - Akrosida.
5 - Althea.
6 - Ancistrocarpus.
7 - Asterotrichion.
8 - Atkinsia.
9 - Azanza.
10 - Bakeridesia.
11 - Bastardiopsis.
12 - Batesimalva.
13 - Bombycidendron.
14 - Byttneria.
15 - Cavanillea.
16 - Chiranthodendron.
17 - Chlamydocola.
18 - Clappertonia.
19 - Corynabutilon.
20 - Desplatsia.
21 - Eribroma.
22 - Erinocarpus.
23 - Franciscodendron.
24 - Gaya.
25 - Glyphaea.
26 - Gossypium.
27 - Hibiscus.
28 - Hoheria.
29 - Howittia.
30 - Kosteletzkya.
31 - Kostermansia.
32 - Kydia.
33 - Lagunaria.
34 - Lavatera.
35 - Malacothamnus.
36 - Malva.
37 - Malvastrum.
38 - Malvaviscus.
39 - Megistostegium.
40 - Montezuma.
41 - Neesia.
42 - Pavonia.
43 - Paxia.
44 - Paxistima.
45 - Plagianthus.
46 - Samba.
47 - Sida.
48 - Talipariti.
49 - Tetrasida.
50 - Thespesia.
51 - Urena.
52 - Vasivaea.
53 - Wercklea.
54 - Wissadula.




End of Listing Woody Families of Malvaceae