Patagonia Wildflowers
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Latin globemallow
Sphaeralcea bonariensis
Sphaeralcea bonariensis
Latin globemallow Mallow Family
Sphaeralcea bonariensis Malvaceae
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English common name
  •Latin globemallow
Spanish common names
  •florcitas de malvavisco
  •malva blanca
accepted scientific name
  •Sphaeralcea bonariensis (Cav.) Griseb.
rules for finding collection records
  •Sphaeralcea bonariensis (588)
  •Sphaeralcea cisplatina (2)
  •Sphaeralcea rhombifolia (1)
family name
  • Malvaceae
Image Author: Dick Culbert
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.9 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (78%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Instituto Darwinion (9)
Wikipedia Español
Flora Bonaerense (4)
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iNaturalist (100)
Wikimedia Commons (6)
Flora Uruguay (1)
Argentina nativa (1)
SEINet (1)
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