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Taxon: Alcea rosea L.

Genus: Alcea
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Malvoideae tribe: Malveae.
Nomen number: 2170
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:687. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • hollyhock   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • shu kui   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • rose trémière   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • chinesische Stockrose   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • gewöhnliche Stockrose   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • Stockmalve   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Althaea rosea]) – German
  • Stockrose   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Althaea rosea]) – German
  • tachi-aoi   (Source: F Korea [as Althaea rosea]) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • shtok rosa   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • alcea   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Althaea rosea]) – Spanish
  • malvaloca   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Althaea rosea]) – Spanish
  • malvarrosa   (Source: Dict Rehm [as Althaea rosea]) – Spanish
  • vara de San José   (Source: F NGalicia ) – Spanish
  • stockros   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • only cultivated

      Other:
  • origin unknown

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jordanov, D. et al., eds. 1963–1982. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zohary, M. 1963. Taxonomic studies in Alcea of South West Asia. Part 2. Israel J. Bot. 12:12.
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Images:

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