genus Althaea


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Noun1.genus Althaea - hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Alcea
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
althaea, althea, hollyhock - any of various plants of the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea
Althea officinalis, marsh mallow, white mallow - European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers
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Foliar epidermal analysis: Dried leaves of representative specimens of genus Althaea and Alcea in Herbarium of Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad Pakistan , listed in Table I were used for anatomical studies.