Alcea setosa flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. setosa
Binomial name
Alcea setosa

Medicinal uses:-

In folk medicine, the liquid of the plant is used to treat injuries, burns, coughs and inflammation.

The flower buds are edible, cooked and raw, and are considered as medicine for sicknesses in the airways.

Alcea rosea common hollyhock flower



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. rosea
Binomial name
Alcea rosea

Medicinal uses:-

In herbal medicine, Hollyhock is believed to be an emollient and laxative.

It is used to control inflammation, to stop bedwetting and as a mouthwash in cases of bleeding gums

Alcea flowers



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Common name:- Hollyhocks.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea

Medical uses:-

Roots are often used to make medicines.

Bristly Hollyhock flowers



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Alcea setosa Bristly Hollyhock



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Common name:- Bristly Hollyhock

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. setosa
Binomial name
Alcea setosa

Alcea rosea hollyhock flower



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. rosea
Binomial name
Alcea rosea

Grossheim’s alcea flowers



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Common name:- Grossheim’s alcea

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. grossheimii
Binomial name
Alcea grossheimii

Alcea grossheimii flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. grossheimii
Binomial name
Alcea grossheimii

Alcea biennis flower



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Binomial name:- Alcea biennis

Alcea biennis flowers



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
Order:     Malvales
Family:     Malvaceae
Genus:     Alcea
Species:     A. biennis
Binomial name
Alcea biennis





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