Sphaeralcea


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Related to Sphaeralcea: Sphaeralcea coccinea, Stokesia
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Noun1.Sphaeralcea - large genus of chiefly tropical herbs with showy flowers and mostly globose fruits: globe mallowsSphaeralcea - large genus of chiefly tropical herbs with showy flowers and mostly globose fruits: globe mallows
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
false mallow, globe mallow - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs of arid North and South America having pink or scarlet flowers and globose fruits
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Barbosa et al., "Antiprotozoal activities of tiliroside and other compounds from Sphaeralcea angustifolia (Cav.) G.
Common shrubs include a variety of yucca Yucca spp., prickly pear Opuntia spp., mormon tea Ephedra spp., tarbush Flourensia cernua, snakeweed Gutierrezia spp., creosote bush Larrera tridentata and honey mesquite Prosopis glandulosa; forbs included spiny golden aster Xanthisma spinulosum, Tahoka daisy Machaeranthera tanacetifolia, field bahia Bahia absinthifolia, globemallow Sphaeralcea spp.
Regarding the impact on vegetation, those authors found that wild boar activity through rooting produced a decrease in plant richness and diversity, generating a negative effect on perennials such as tomillo (Acantolippia seriphioides), jarilla (Larrea cuneifola) and llaullin (Lycium sp.), and on annuals such as verbena (Glandularia mendocina), papa del quirquincho (Heliotropium mendocinum), malvisco (Sphaeralcea miniata) and llanten peludo (Plantago patagonica).
Sphaeralcea bonariensis (Malvaceae): A newly recorded introduced species in the flora of the United Arab Emirates.
(Brassicaceae), Coulter's horseweed, Laennecia coulteri (Asteraceae), golden crownbeard, Verbesina encelioides (Asteraceae), scrambled eggs, Corydalis aurea (Papaveraceae), velvet weed, Oenothera curtiflora (Onagraceae), silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium (Solanaceae), copper globemallow, Sphaeralcea angustifolia (Malvaceae), trailing windmills, Allionia incarnata (Nyctanginaceae), and Dakota mock vervain, Glandularia bipinnatifida (Verbenaceae).