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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Malacothamnus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Malacothamnus davidsonii (B.L. Rob.) Greene
Habit: Plant 3--5 m, branches stout; hairs dense, +- yellow, stellate with < 10 rays. Leaf: blade 5--11(20) cm, round to ovate, sharp-3--5-lobed, hairs few, short-rayed-stellate abaxially, adaxially. Inflorescence: panicle-like; flowers 3--7 per node; leaf-like bracts few; flowering stalks 1 cm; bractlets 0.5 cm. Flower: buds acuminate; calyx to 1 cm, 1/2 as wide; petals 1--2 cm; filament column < petals. Fruit: segments 2.5--3.5 mm, ovate, notched, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=34.
Ecology: Slopes, washes; Elevation: 500--700 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SnFrB, SCoRO, SCo, WTR, SnGb. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Intergrades with Malacothamnus fasciculatus.
eFlora Treatment Author: Tracey Slotta
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Malacothamnus clementinus
Next taxon: Malacothamnus densiflorus
Citation for this treatment: Tracey Slotta 2016. Malacothamnus davidsonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32515, accessed on October 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 28, 2016.