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Related to Alcea: Alcea rosea, Aruncus, Althaea rosea
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Synonyms for Alcea

genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks

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Since no report is available on the germination characteristics, or the effect of environmental conditions on Alcea aucheri (Boiss.
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Also during the year BASF Coatings Spa sold its Italian production site in Burago Molgora for the manufacturing of industrial coatings to Alcea Industries Srl.
Hollyhock or alcea rosea is stated to be an emollient and laxative which has a soothing effect on inflamed mucous membranes lining the airways.
A hollyhock to revolutionise your garden is Alcea rosea 'Majorette Mixed', for the seeds can be sown to the front of the border or in pots as the plants attain a height of just 24 to 36 inches.
Apocynaceae] Aphis gossypii Rosa alcea Greene [Rosaceae] Chaetosiphon thomasi * (int) Macrosiphum rosae Rosa sp.
The cultivated ground that had been cleared of trees, ivy and weeds grew a range of mainly native plants including clary, Salvia sclarea, herb Robert, Geranium robertianum, and hollyhock, Alcea rosea.