5 May 2017

Flowering Plants of Kerala: Pink Swamp Mallow

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Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision: Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division: Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicots
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae (The Mallow family)
Botanical name: Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus or A. rugosus
Common Name: Pink Swamp Mallow
Flower Colour: Pale Red
Habit: Perennial Herb

Pink Swamp Mallow
Pink Swamp Mallow
Pink Swamp Mallow

Location: My home garden at Kottayam, Kerala

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