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3b. Malva verticillata var. crispa Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 689. 1753.

冬葵 dong kui

Malva crispa (Linnaeus) Linnaeus.

Herbs annual. Leaf blade margin strongly wrinkled; blades on distal part of stem with lobes bluntly triangular. Flowers solitary or fascicled. Pedicels uniformly short or absent. Schizocarp ca. 8 mm in diam. Fl. Jun-Sep.

Cultivated, often becoming weedy. Gansu, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan [India, Pakistan; Europe; invasive weed in North America].

This taxon is cultivated as an ornamental and as a salad crop.


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