Abutilon 'GingerBomb'

Malvaceae

The plant family Malvaceae contains about 4220 species arranged into 244 genera. They are most numerous towards the tropics, but also spread into temperate regions.

Common plants in this family include Hollyhock, Hibiscus, and Mallows. Economically important plants include cotton, cacao, okra and the Linden tree.

Pronunciation: mal-VAY-see-ee

Name Derivation: The Malva (mallow) family. The latin word - malva meaning Mauve.

In The Garden

Abutilon
Alyogyne
Hibiscus
Dombeya

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