mallow family

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Related to cotton and other mallow family plants, it is an ancient vegetable that originated in Ethiopia.
There are a number of other members of the Mallow family that are favourite houseplants, the most spectacular one being the well-known hibiscus (Hibiscus rosasinensis--see page 51, The 2005 Prairie Garden).
In a newly discovered twist on the importance of good neighbors, a member of the mallow family makes more fruit when it grows beside a tangle of pandanus plants.
Hibiscus is a member of the mallow family - indeed, its name is Greek for mallow.
Keck's Checker-mallow (Sidalcea keckii) An annual herb in the mallow family (Malvaceae), this species grows only on serpentine-derived clay soils in the grasslands of California's central western Sierra Nevada foothills.