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Related to Alcea: Alcea rosea, Aruncus, Althaea rosea
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Noun1.Alcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocksAlcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
hollyhock - any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea; native to the Middle East but widely naturalized and cultivated for its very large variously colored flowers
Alcea rosea, Althea rosea, rose mallow - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock
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BLOOMING LATE: Phloxes, above, need moist soil while Michaelmas daisies (asters), left, and perennial sunflowers, above right, provide late flowers SUN-LOVERS: Hollyhocks (alcea), left, look great on its own or in mixed borders.
fresh or dried MALVACEAE Alcea rosea Malva Blanca, Whole plant Oral (L.) Cavanilles Malva Morada except Stems, fresh Malva Malva Rosa, Leaves, fresh 1.
Hollyhock or alcea rosea is stated to be an emollient and laxative which has a soothing effect on inflamed mucous membranes lining the airways.
barbata [II.sup.+1-+2] Alcea pallida [I.sup.+1] [I.sup.+2] Rhamnus oleoides subsp.
It is a toxic plantAueven deer donAAEt eat it.Hollyhocks (Alcea rosea) are plants you would expect to see in old-fashioned gardens.
The authors describe seed gathering: "Some seeds such as those of morning glories (Ipomoea) and hollyhocks (Alcea)...
A very good rust resisting hollyhock (Alcea filicifolia) is 'Antwerp Mixed'.
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