Browsing: Malvaceae

Malvaceae, commonly known as Mallows, is a family of flowering plants estimated to contain 244 genera with 4225 known species. The English common name “mallow” comes from Latin “malva” (also the source for the English word “mauve”). Malva itself was ultimately derived from the word for the plant in ancient Mediterranean languages.

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Hibiscus cannabinus (Kenaf)

Hibiscus cannabinus (Kenaf) is an annual or biennial herbaceous plant (rarely a short-lived perennial) up to 11.5 feet (3.5 m) tall, with a…

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Alcea rosea – Hollyhock

Alcea rosea (Hollyhock) is a robust biennial or short-lived perennial plant up to 7 feet (2.1 m) tall, with shallowly lobed, rounded leaves and long…

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