Anoda is a small genus of ca. 23 New World species. The highest species diversity occurs in Mexico. One species, Anoda cristata, is a notorious weed in many warm-temperate and subtropical areas of the world.


Fryxell P.A. (1987) Revision of the genus Anoda (Malvaceae). Aliso 11(4): 485-522.

Fryxell P.A. & Hill S.R. (2015) Anoda. In: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (eds.), Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 6. Oxford University Press, New York: 234-237. [available online at:]

Hochreutiner B.P.G. (1916) Monographia generis Anodae. Annuaire Conserv. Jard. Bot. Genève 20: 29-68.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith