Malva hortensis from 1692 is what plant?
dennis_goos at mindlink.bc.ca
Tue Nov 14 00:21:52 EST 1995
Klaus Peper <peper at med-ph.uni-sb.de> wrote:
>The first western written notice on camellia is in G.
>Meister: Der orientalisch-Indianische Kunst- und
>Lustgärtner, Dresden 1692. Meister compared the camellia
>flower with Malva hortensis. How can I spot the valid name
>of this malva?
Wouldn't it likely be Malva alcea ? I believe it has been around a long
time as a garden plant but I'm no historian !.
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