Sphaeralcea

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Sphaeralcea' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/sphaeralcea/). Accessed 2022-05-25.

Family

  • Malvaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

family
A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Sphaeralcea' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/sphaeralcea/). Accessed 2022-05-25.

A genus of about sixty species, some of them herbaceous, others more or less shrubby, the majority natives of the New World, in both hemispheres, a few in S. Africa. They belong to the same group of the Mallow family as Lavatera and Abutilon.