Taxon: Malva alcea L.

 
Genus: Malva
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 23295
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:689. 1753
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-May-1995
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F USSR)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Montenegro; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Lithuania
    • Middle Europe: Poland
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. 1989- (F Iberica)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. 1979 (L Macar ed2)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jordanov, D. et al., eds. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija. 1963-1982 (F Bulg)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Lems, K. Floristic botany of the Canary islands. 1960 (L Canary)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. 1982 (F Ital)
  • Savulescu, T. et al., eds; E. J. Nyárády et al., comp. Flora republicii populare romine. 1952-1976 (F Romania)
  • Soó von Bere, K. R., ed. A Magyar flora es vegetacio rendszertani-novenyfoldrajzi kezikonyve. 1964-1980 (F Hungary)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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