Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Female
any of various plants of genus Althaea; comparable to but having smaller plants than genus Alcea
- A genus of plants regarding the Mallow family. It includes the officinal marsh-mallow, while the yard hollyhocks.
- An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) regarding the Mallow family.
(n.) A genus of flowers of this Mallow family members. It includes the officinal marsh mallow, and also the yard hollyhocks.
- (n.) An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) associated with the Mallow family.