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Definition of the noun alcea rosea

What does alcea rosea mean as a name of something?


  1. plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonyms of Alcea rosea: Althea rosea / rose mallow
    • more generic word: hollyhock = any of various tall plants of the genus Alcea
    • member of: Alcea / genus Alcea = genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks

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Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Type: Alcea rosea L. Many authors unite Althaea and Alcea ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Alcea rosea Linnaeus (Alcea ficifolia L.; Alcea glabrata Alef.; Alcea rosea Falk; Althaea caribaea Sims; Althaea chinensis Wall.; Althaea coromandeliana Cav.; Althaea cretica Weinm.; Althaea ficifolia Cav.; ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Alcea rosea L. hollyhock rose trémière Stoclcose, Stockmalve alcea, malvarrosa, malva loca Althaea verticillata Alef. -> 1398 Altingia excelsa Nor. rasamala Alysicalpus rugosus (Willd.) DC. A. violaceus (Forssk.) Schindler alyce clover, rough ...

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

Alcea rosea Althaa oflicinalis Astragalus gummifer tragacnntha Anchusa oi' ficmalis Aquilegia vulgaris Asphodelus ramosus Avlena sativa Cactus opuntia Cannabis sativa Ceratonia silaqua Cissampelos caapeba. Convallarin polygonat ...

Google previewA Medical Dictionary: containing an explanation of the terms in surgery , medicine, etc. Second edition (1813)

by John James Watt

Alcea rosea Mimosa Nilotica Althaea oflicinalis scnegal Astragalus gummifer Ocymum busilicum tragacuntha (Euauthe crucata Anchusa ofiicmalis Orchis MoriO, etc. - Aquilegia vulgaris Oryza sativa Asphodelus ramosus Plantago psyll' ium ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

al'cea, Alcea rosea, hollyhock, mallow ; emollient. M. angustlfo'lla, Mexican species; leaves and roots are emollient. M. anseri'na, M. rotundifolia. M. arbo'rea, Althaea rosea. M. balsam'lca, species of Southern Africa, where it is employed as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

Alcea rosea (or Althea rosea) is the poetic Latin name for the familiar larkspur. This member of the Mallow or Malvaceae family is related to hibiscus, rose of Sharon, and okra. Also known as St. Joseph's staff, hollyhocks were shown in ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Akebia quinata Alcea rosea 'Chatter's Double' Allium karataviense Allium moly Allium triquetrum Allium senescens Alnus glutinosa. leaflets. They bear racemes of flowers in spring. Male and female flowers are borne separately, with female ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Description: Alcea rosea, hollyhock, is an oldfashioned favorite that bears its 3— to 5—inch rounded blooms in two forms: saucerlike singles with a central, knobby yellow column, or double puffs strongly reminiscent of tissue—paper flow— ers ...

Google previewThe Domestic Encyclopaedia: SNU-ZIZ (1804)

by Anthony Florian Madinger Willich

Alcea rosea, Holly-Hock. Alsedo isfida, Common Kingfisher. - Alchemilla vulgaris, CommonLadies-mantle. .4lisma Plantago, Great Water Plantain. - ... Allium, Garlic ; /1. Ascalonicum, Eschallot; A. Coha, Onion ; .4. oleraceum, Streaked ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

The Species are the—Alcea rosea, , Common Holly-hock, a native of China- Alcea ficifolia, Figleaved Holly-hock-Alcea Africaña, African Hollyhock, native of Africa. J. Bauh. Hist. Plant. ; C. Bauh. Pin. ; Ger. Herb. ; Park. Theat. Botan. ; Raii Hist.

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1823)

Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers : in Two Volumes by George Crabb

The Species are the — Alcea rosea. Common Holly-hock, a native of China. — Alcea ficifolia, Fig- leaved Holly-hock. — Alcea AJricana, African Hollyhock, native of Africa. J. Bauh. Hist. Plant. ; C. Bauh. Pin. ; Ger. Herb. ; Park. Theat.

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

HOC, Alcea rosea. HOOK, (Sax. hoh,) Poples. HOOKS, Alcoa rosea.

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