Photo of Malvaviscus arboreus (Turkscap)

Malvaviscus arboreus - A coarse shrub, upper stems greenish and velvety to the touch, woody near the base. Occasional in light shade near streams. Leaves, including petioles, up to 5 inches or more long; blades as broad as long, broadly heart shaped to weakly 3 lobed, with broad teeth, upper surface dark green, lower surface lighter and velvety, palmately veined. Flowers showy, petals bright red, overlapping, 1 inch or more long, pistil and stamens forming a column protruding 3/4 inch beyond the petals, appearing mostly in late summer and fall. Fruit red, a 5 lobed capsule cupped in green remnants of the flower. Family: Malvaceae  

Malvaviscus arboreus (Turkscap) 1

Author : Kim and Forest Starr
Photo # : 40629
Online since: January 15th 2022


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Malvaviscus Pam Puryear (Turk's-cap)

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