Anisodontea bryoniifolia (L.) D.M.Bates

Malva asperrima

Malva asperrima (= syn.)

Family: Malvaceae

Genus: Anisodontea

Category: Shrub

Size: To 7' tall


White to pink flowers with deeper pink markings. Leaves have 3 lobes and are somewhat crinkly looking.


Published in Gentes Herb. 10: 353 in 1969.

Basionym Malva bryoniifolia L.

Synonyms Malva reflexa J.C.Wendl., Anisodontea reflexa (J.C.Wendl.) D.M.Bates. (See discussion under those plants).

Malva asperrima Jacq.

Malva stellata Thunb.

Native to South Africa.


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