Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Melochia villosa (P. Miller) Fawcett & Rendle. Bretonica-peluda. Hab: Calcareous pine flatwoods, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of tropical America, the original distribution uncertain. In GA (Kartesz 1999) and FL (Brizicky 1966).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = FNA6, Brizicky (1966); = Melochia spicata – Fl4, K1, K3, K4, WH3, WI; = Riedlea hirsuta – S

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