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Hermannia texana (Mexican mallow)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Hermannia texana

Hermannia texana A. Gray

Mexican Mallow, Texas Burstwort

Sterculiaceae (Cacao Family)


USDA Symbol: HETE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

4 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0515 Collected Jul 11, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0489 Collected Jun 25, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hermannia texana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hermannia texana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hermannia texana


Record Modified: 2008-02-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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