Alcea L.

Common Name: Hollyhock

Family: Malvaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 2: 687. 1753.

Other: Tall unbranched flower stems with five-petaled flowers all around. Broad lobed leaves. Short life 2 to 3 years. Lectotype A. rosea L. (Prop. Brit. Bot. 172. 1929. M.L.Green.)


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