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Malacothamnus densiflorus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Malvaceae
Genus  Malacothamnus
Higher classification  Malacothamnus
Order  Malvales
Subfamily  Malvoideae
Scientific name  Malacothamnus densiflorus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Malacothamnus, Mallows, Malacothamnus davidsonii, Malacothamnus palmeri, Malacothamnus fremontii

Malacothamnus densiflorus, often known by the common names yellowstem bushmallow and yellow stem bush mallow, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family.

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Endemic range

Malacothamnus densiflorus is endemic to the Peninsular Ranges of southwestern California and northwestern Baja California. It is a member of the chaparral plant community.

Description

Malacothamnus densiflorus is a shrub with a slender, multibranched stem approaching 2 metres (6.6 ft) in maximum height. It is coated in thin to dense yellowish or tan hairs.

The thick to leathery leaves are oval in shape, a few centimeters long, and sometimes divided into lobes.

The inflorescence is a spikelike cluster of many pale pink flowers with oval or somewhat triangular petals each up to a centimeter long.

References

Malacothamnus densiflorus Wikipedia


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