Malvaceae family

 

Plant Group

Genera

Species

Malvaceae

Plants usually have stellate (star-shaped) hairs on vegetative parts. Leaves are alternate, simple, are palmately veined and stipules are normally present. Flowers have 5 petals, 5 sepals and numerous stamens. The filaments of the stamens are usually united for most of their length to form a tube. Fruit is a capsule.

Dicotyledon