Lavatera cretica L.

Common name

English: Cornish Mallow

German: Kretische Strauchpappel

Portuguese: Lavátera-silvestre

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malvales (74)

        Family: Malvaceae (57) (family description)

          Genus: Lavatera (2)

           Epithet: cretica L. (2)

cretica => from the island of Crete in the Mediterranean

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Lavatera cretica at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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