Waltheria indica

Species:Waltheria indica Linnaeus
Common Name:Sleepy Morning; Monkey Bush; Basora Prieta
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyMALVACEAE - Mallow family
Genus Waltheria
Species Waltheria indica Linnaeus - Sleepy Morning; Monkey Bush; Basora Prieta


Citation WALTHERIA INDICA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 673. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: INDIA: Without data (lectotype: LINN 852.2). Lectotypified by Verdoorn, Bothalia 13: 275. 1981.

** Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Waltheria africana Waltheria africana Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl. 296. 1827.  
Waltheria americana var. densiflora Waltheria americana Linnaeus, var. densiflora K. Schumann, in Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 46. 1900.  
Waltheria americana var. elliptica Waltheria americana Linnaeus, var. elliptica (Cavanilles) K. Schumann, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 12(3): 65. 1886.Waltheria elliptica Cavanilles 1788. 
Waltheria americana var. indica Waltheria americana Linnaeus, var. indica (Linnaeus) K. Schumann, in Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 47. 1900.Waltheria indica Linnaeus 1753. 
Waltheria americana var. subspicata Waltheria americana Linnaeus, var. subspicata K. Schumann, in Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 47. 1900.  
Waltheria angustifolia Waltheria angustifolia Linnaeus, Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 1140. 1759.  
Waltheria arborescens Waltheria arborescens Cavanilles, Diss. 6: 316. 1788, nom. illegit.Waltheria indica Linnaeus 1753. 
Waltheria corchorifolia Waltheria corchorifolia Persoon, Syn. Pl. 2: 216. 1806. BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro: Rio de Janeiro,
Waltheria detonsa Waltheria detonsa A. Gray, Pl. Wright 2: 24. 1853. MEXICO
Waltheria elliptica Waltheria elliptica Cavanilles, Diss. 6: 316, t. 171(2). 1788.  
Waltheria erioclada Waltheria erioclada de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 493. 1824.  
Waltheria guineensis Waltheria guineensis Schumacher & Thonning, in Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl. 295. 1827.  
Waltheria indica var. americana Waltheria indica Linnaeus, var. americana (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex Hosaka, Occas. Pap. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Mus. 13: 224. 1937.Waltheria americana Linnaeus 1753. 
Waltheria laevis Waltheria laevis Schrank, Pl. Rar. Hort. Monac. pl. 55. 1820.  
Waltheria microphylla Waltheria microphylla Cavanilles, Diss. 6: 317, t. 170(2). 1788.  
Waltheria ovata Waltheria ovata Cavanilles, Diss. 6: 317, t. 171(1). 1788. PERU
Waltheria pyrolifolia Waltheria pyrolifolia A. Gray, U.S. Expl. Exped., Phan. 190. 1854. HAWAII: Maui: Near Wailuku,
Waltheria wildii Waltheria wildii Suessenguth, Proc. & Trans. Rhodesia Sci. Assoc. 43: 107. 1951.  
Waltheria americana Waltheria americana Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 673. 1753. Without data (lectotype: LINN 852.1). Lectotypified by Verdoorn, Bothalia 13: 275. 1981.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UNA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UNA00010760 Mobile s.d. Mohr, Charles
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