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Common name

English: Hollyhock Mallow

German: Rosen-Malve

Portuguese: Malva rosa

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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