seashore mallow

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Noun1.seashore mallow - any of various plants of the genus Kosteletzya predominantly of coastal habitats; grown for their flowers that resemble hibiscus
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
genus Kosteletzya, Kosteletzya - small genus of herbs of southeastern United States and tropical America and Africa
Kosteletzya virginica, salt marsh mallow - subshrub of southeastern United States to New York
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Mucilage and polysaccharides in the halophyte plant species Kosteletzkya virginica: ocalization and composition in relation to salt stress.
The Structure and Properties of the Degummed Kosteletzkya Virginica Bast Fiber.
Kosteletzkya virginica (L.), also commonly known as seashore mallow, is a perennial facultative halophytic species in the Malvaceae family, natively distributing in coastal areas containing 0.3 to 2.5% sodium salt (mainly NaCl) from Long Island along the Atlantic coast of the U.S.