Alcea rosea

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Noun1.Alcea rosea - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowersAlcea rosea - plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock
Alcea, genus Alcea - genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
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
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The flora of district Mansehra comprises Gulkhaira (Althaea rosea), Sufed Musli (Asparagus adscendens), Sumbal (Berberis lyceum), Ispaghol (Plantago major), Banafsha (Viola odorata), Cha (Camellia sinensis), Kutki (Panicum miliare) and Nera (Skimea lyoela).
(1983) described stellate trichomes as the common type of foliar epidermal appendages in Alcea rosea (described as Althaea rosea).