Malva assurgentiflora (Kellogg) M. F. Ray, Novon 8:290. 1998 Syn:  Lavatera assurgentiflora Kellogg
Common names: Island mallow, malva rosa
Shrub up to 5 m tall; leaves 7-15 cm broad, 5-7 lobed, lobes triangular, toothed; flowers solitary, on recurved pedicels; epicalyx 4, ovate, united only at base; petals rose-purple with darker veins, about 4 cm long;
mericarps woody, about 6 mm long.
Photographed from SFO Botanical Garden in California.

Malva assurgentiflora (Kellogg) M. F. Ray, Novon 8:290. 1998 Syn:  Lavatera assurgentiflora Kellogg
Common names: Island mallow, malva rosa
Shrub up to 5 m tall; leaves 7-15 cm broad, 5-7 lobed, lobes triangular, toothed; flowers solitary, on recurved pedicels; epicalyx 4, ovate, united only at base; petals rose-purple with darker veins, about 4 cm long;
mericarps woody, about 6 mm long.
Photographed from SFO Botanical Garden in California.

 

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