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India: Tropical to temperate forests between 600 and 3000 m. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu; Tropical and temperate regions of Asia and Europe as per BSI Flora of India;
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High Mallow, Common mallow, Tall mallow • Hindi: Gurchanti, Socholi • Kannada: Sanna bindige gida, Seeme bende • Marathi: Kubaajee • Urdu: Khubbazi, Tukhm-e-khubbazi, Gul-e-khubazi, गुले ख़ैर Gul-e-khair
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Tall biennial herb up to 1.2 m; leaves 2-4 cm long, 3-lobed, truncate to cordate at base; stipules lanceolate, 5 mm long, petiole 2-6 cm long; flowers in axillary fascicles of 2-4, epicalyx segments ovate, 2-3 mm long; calyx 3-6 mm long; petals at least three times as long as calyx, pink-purple, emarginate; fruit 5-6 mm across, mericarps 10-12, reticulate.
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Widely cultivated for its leaves used as vegetable. This and other species are used similarly. The plant is a good source of carotene and calcium.
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Malvaceae Fortnight- Post 35 :: Malva sylvestris for validation from Karnal (Haryana): NS August 20/20 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)

This is a garden plant, recorded from a college campus in Karnal..
Please suggest if the id is otherwise..

I think this is Malva sylvestris ..



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Malvaceae Fortnight :: Malva sylvestris :: Ladakh:: PKAJUL13 :: : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Photographed this Malvaceae sp. at Turtuk Village, Ladakh.
Bot. name: Malva sylvestris
Family: Malvaceae
Date/Time: 18-09-2011/ 04:30PM
Location: Turtuk Village, Ladakh

Plant Habit: Herb
Habitat: Wild


very nice. A popular garden flower for the flower shows in india and uk


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Malva sylvestris: Photographed this Malvaceae sp. at Turtuk Village, Ladakh.
Bot. name: Malva sylvestris
Family: Malvaceae

Date/Time: 18-09-2011/ 04:30PM
Location: Turtuk Village, Ladakh

Plant Habit: Herb
Habitat: Wild

Yes commonest Malva, cultivated as ornamental and often found as an escape.



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Malvaceae Fortnight: Malva sylvestris from Delhi-GSJULY37/37 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)

Malva sylvestris L., Sp. pl. 2:689. 1753
syn: Malva mauritiana L.
Common names: cheeses, common mallow, high mallow, tall mallow
Tall biennial herb up to 1.2 m; leaves 2-4 cm long, 3-lobed, truncate to cordate at base; stipules lanceolate, 5 mm long, petiole 2-6 cm long; flowers in axillary fascicles of 2-4, epicalyx segments ovate, 2-3 mm long; calyx 3-6 mm long; petals at least three times as long as calyx, pink-purple, emarginate; fruit 5-6 mm across, mericarps 10-12, reticulate.
Often grown in gardens as ornamental and occurring as escape.

Photographed from Herbal garden in Delhi in March and Balgarden in Srinagar, Kashmir in June.



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Malvaceae Fortnight: Malva sylvestris from Kashmir-GSJULY38/38 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)

Malva sylvestris L., Sp. pl. 2:689. 1753
syn: Malva mauritiana L.

Photographed from Balgarden in Srinagar, Kashmir in June.


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Malva sylvestris, the common mallow, high mallow, tall mallow or cheeses is widely cultivated for its leaves used as vegetable. This and other species
are used similarly. The plant is a good source of carotene and calcium.

Local names
Hindi: Gulkhair, Kunzi, Vilayati kungai
Kan: Sannabindigegida
Bomb: Khubasi
Kashmir: Khalazi, Sonchal 


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Malvaceae Week: Malva sylvestris from Delhi and Kashmir:  Malva sylvestris L., Sp. pl. 2:689. 1753
syn: Malva mauritiana L.
Common names: cheeses, common mallow, high mallow, tall mallow
Tall biennial herb up to 1.2 m; leaves 2-4 cm long, 3-lobed, truncate to cordate at base; stipules lanceolate, 5 mm long, petiole 2-6 cm long; flowers in axillary fascicles of 2-4, epicalyx segments ovate, 2-3 mm long; calyx 3-6 mm long; petals at least three times as long as calyx, pink-purple, emarginate; fruit 5-6 mm across, mericarps 10-12, reticulate.
Often grown in gardens as ornamental and occurring as escape.
Photographed from Herbal garden in Delhi in March and Balgarden in Srinagar, Kashmir in June.


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Malvaceae herb for ID-PC-06-29-07-2015 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

please identify this prostrate herb. the shots were taken at Krakow, Poland near the river side.

malva sylvestris. check the spelling not sure … and someone else just showed one each

i love it. favorite of flower show participants at the hort



Malvaceae (including Tiliaceae)_Malva sp_Kashmir : 4 posts by 3 authors. 1 image.

Kindly assist in ID of this Malva sp from Gurais Kashmir.


I hope Malva sylvestris




Alcea from Recongpeo Hp – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)

Malvaceae member From Recongpeo for id pls
My Guess Alcea sp 
Date/Time- 1-9-08
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Recongpeo HP
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type Garden
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb Large Herb
Height/Length- 5-6 ft
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Palmate
Inflorescence Type/ Size- Solitary
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts Violet

I think Malva sylvestris


Malva sylvestris  undoubtedly…!!!!!!!!



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Great Himalayan National Park  base camp, on
10th May,2009.; Balgarden, Srinagar on June 22, 2010;
For ID 300509 ET105 – indiantreepix | Google Groups Malva sylvestris from Kashmir – efloraofindia | Google Groups

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Malva sylvestris: 2 high res. images.
Location: Rajouri j and k

Family: Malvaceae
Habit: Herb


Yes it is Malva sylvestris.



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