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Malvaviscus Fabricius. Subfamily: Malvoideae. Wax-mallow.

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A genus of 3-4 species, herbs, of tropical and subtropical areas. Perhaps better included in a broadly circumscribed Hibiscus (Pfeil & Crisp 2005).

Ref: Bayer & Kubitzki In Kubitzki & Bayer (2003); Mendenhall & Fryxell (2015) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015); Turner & Mendenhall (1993). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii (Malvaviscus drummondii), Turkey Creek Unit, Big Thicket National Preserve, Tyler County, Texas 4 by Alan Cressler | Malvaviscus drummondii source | Original Image ⭷

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