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Common name

English: Musk Mallow

German: Moschus-Malve

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Malvaceae (61)(family description)

          Genus: Malva (5)

            Epithet: moschata L. (1)

moschata => musky; musk: an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink

External links

Check for Malva moschata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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