CPC Plant Profile: Abbott's Bushmallow
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Abbott's Bushmallow (Malacothamnus abbottii)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 153916
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

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Updates
  • 01/01/2010

rediscovered, Salinas Vallye, Monterrey Co, 1990; 5 inidivudals known, 1 population extinct in California

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Nomenclature
Taxon Malacothamnus abbottii
Authority (Eastw.) Kearney
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 2780
ITIS 21822
USDA MAAB
Common Names Abbott's Bush-mallow | Abbot's bushmallow
Associated Scientific Names Malacothamnus abbottii | Malvastrum abbottii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Bees
Mining bees Andrena auricuma Not Specified Link
Sweat bees Augochlorella pomoniella Not Specified Link
Sweat bees Lasioglossum mellipes Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Megaghile brevis onubrychia Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Osmia bruneri Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Osmia calla Not Specified Link
Beetles
Checkered beetles Trichodes ornatus Not Specified Link
Bark beetles Cucurlionidae Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Mordella atrata albosuturalis Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Mordella grandis Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Mordella hubbsi Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Eschatocrepis constrictus Not Specified Link
Other
Plant bugs Closterocoris amoenus Not Specified Link
Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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