Malva alcea L.

Common name

English: Hollyhock Mallow

German: Rosen-Malve

Portuguese: Malva rosa

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Malvales (74)

        Family: Malvaceae (57) (family description)

          Genus: Malva (5)

           Epithet: alcea L. (1)

alcea => refers to the genus Alcea, so 'like a Hollyhock'

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Malva alcea at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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