Malva assurgentiflora (Kellogg) M.F.Ray
  • Novon
  • Island mallow, malva rosa

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Malva assurgentiflora (Kellogg) M.F.Ray. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 27 Oct 2021'

General Information

Shrubs, 1–4 m, stellate-hairy to glabrate. Stems erect to decumbent, base woody. Leaves: stipules early-deciduous, lanceolate to ovate, 2–4 × 0.6–1.5 mm, minutely stellate-puberulent; petiole as long as or longer than blade; blade free filaments 1–2 mm; anthers on distal 1/2; style 6–10-branched (same number as locules), purplish; stigmas 6–10 (same number as locules), purplish. Schizocarps 12–16 mm diam.; mericarps 6–10, 6–7 mm, apical face and margins sharp-edged, surfaces smooth to faintly ribbed, glabrous or puberulent on apical surface. Seeds dark brown, 4 mm, nearly as thick as long, notch slight. 2n = ca. 40.

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    Other Local Names

    Island mallow, malva rosa

     Information From

    Flora of North America @
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Flora of North America Association
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • B Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).