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Specimen & Label Data
Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii
Turk's Cap, Drummond's Wax-Mallow
Location: 10 m E. of Oakwell Farms Pky & S of the East-West Path--Oakwell Farms.
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.
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