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Common name

English: Antwerp Hollyhock

German: Feigenblättrige Stockrose

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Malvaceae (61)(family description)

          Genus: Alcea (1)

            Epithet: rosea L. (3)

              Subspecies: ficifolia (L.) Govaerts

Synonyms: Alcea ficifolia L., Althaea ficifolia (L.) Cav.

ficifolia => fig-leaved

rosea => rose or pale red-pink coloured

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Alcea rosea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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