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Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii

Malvaviscus arboreus Dill. ex Cav. var. drummondii (Torr. & A. Gray) Schery

Turk's cap or Turkscap, Drummond's turkscap, Wax mallow, Drummond wax-mallow, Red mallow, Texas mallow, Mexican apple, Manzanilla, Sleeping hibiscus, Bleeding hearts

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

USDA Symbol: MAARD
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii

Turk's Cap, Drummond's Wax-Mallow

Malvaceae

Location: 10 m E. of Oakwell Farms Pky & S of the East-West Path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dense shade. Above average moisture. Deep alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Shrub to 3 m tall spreading through extended roots. Leaves alternate, rounded cordate, as long as broad (to 9cm), 3-lobed, dentate. Petioles to 4+ cm. Corolla vermillion, not fully opening. Staminate column exserted with numberous anthers at apex. Fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 15, 1987
Specimen number: 267

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0521
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCXXB

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