genus alcea definition

  • noun:
    • genus of erect natural herbs regarding the center East having showy blossoms: hollyhocks; in some category systems synonymous with genus Althaea
    • genus of erect herbs associated with Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in a few category methods similar to genus Althaea
    • genus of erect natural herbs for the center East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems similar to genus Althaea

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