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Taxon: Alcea rosea L.

 
Genus: Alcea
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 2170
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:687. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 73 (13 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (origin unknown)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  6. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  9. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Jordanov, D. et al., eds. 1963-1982. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija.
  12. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  22. Zohary, M. 1963. Taxonomic studies in Alcea of South West Asia. Part 2. Israel J. Bot. 12:12.

Check other web resources for Alcea rosea L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?2170. Accessed 21 October 2019.