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Anoda cristata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Genus: Anoda

23-24 - see text


Cavanillea Medik.

Anoda is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family. There are 23 or 24 species of these herbs, most native to Mexico and South America. They are generally erect plants with a variety of leaf shapes, and many bear colorful flowers. Most bear distinctive disk-shaped segmented fruits.

Selected species:

  • Anoda abutiloides - Indian anoda
  • Anoda crenatiflora - thicket anoda
  • Anoda cristata - crested anoda, spurred anoda, violeta del campo
  • Anoda lanceolata - lanceleaf anoda
  • Anoda pentaschista - field anoda
  • Anoda reticulata - netted anoda
  • Anoda thurberi - Arizona anoda
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