OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Malvaviscus penduliflorus   FAMILY Malvaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malvaviscus penduliflorus   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Turk’s-cap Mallow, Mazapan


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Malvaviscus penduliflorus   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malvaviscus penduliflorus   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3885

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: tropical America

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Red
5-lobed campanulate or tubular calyx
5-petaled tubular corolla
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Usually red
Berry-like fleshy schizocarp

 

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