Taxon: Alcea rosea L.

 
Genus: Alcea
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 2170
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:687. 1753
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2015
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (origin unknown)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  6. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  8. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Jordanov, D. et al., eds. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija. (F Bulg)
  12. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  16. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  17. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  18. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  19. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  22. Zohary, M. 1963. Taxonomic studies in Alcea of South West Asia. Part 2 Israel J. Bot. 12:12.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2170. Accessed 26 April 2018.