althaea definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of plants associated with Mallow family. It offers the officinal marsh mallow, plus the garden hollyhocks.
    • An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) of this Mallow family.
    • A genus of flowers, of the natural purchase Malvaceæ, such as the hollyhock, A. rosea, together with marsh-mallow, A. officinalis.
    • a typical name of Hibiscus Syriacus, cultivated in home gardens. Also referred to as shrubby althæa and rose of Sharon.
    • any of different plants associated with the genus Althaea; similar to but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea
    • A genus of plants regarding the Mallow family. It provides the officinal marsh mallow, in addition to garden hollyhocks.
    • An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) regarding the Mallow family members.
    • A genus of flowers, for the all-natural purchase Malvaceæ, like the hollyhock, A. rosea, while the marsh-mallow, A. officinalis.
    • a standard title for the Hibiscus Syriacus, cultivated in gardens. Also known as shrubby althæa and rose of Sharon.
    • any one of numerous plants associated with genus Althaea; just like but having smaller flowers than genus Alcea

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