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Common mallow,Malva comum

Malva neglecta

Description:

Malva neglecta is also known as Common mallow in the United States and also buttonweed, cheeseplant, cheeseweed, dwarf mallow and roundleaf mallow.[2] Although often considered a weed, this plant is reportedly consumed as a food.[3][4][5] This is especially true of the seeds, which contain 21% protein and 15.2% fat

Habitat:

Native Palearctic: Macaronesia: Canary Islands Northern Africa: Algeria, Morocco Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia Western Asia: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Sinai, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Syria, Turkey Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia Soviet Middle Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Mongolia: Mongolia China: Xinjiang Indian Subcontinent: India, Pakistan Northern Europe: Denmark, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom Middle Europe: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland Southeastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Sardinia, Serbia, Slovenia, Romania, Southwestern Europe: France, Portugal, Spain Source: [1]

Notes:

spotted in PNPGerês,in the Vidoeiro camping park,in the fence

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Mallow
Malva sp. Malva


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1 Comment

Olá Pouihi minha amiga,acho que tens razão é mesmo uma Malva neglacta,obrigado pela identificação,nesta altura tenho pouco tempo ,vamo-nos vendo por aí :)
Hi Pouihi my friend,you are rigth,it's realy a malva neglata,thanks for the id

Portugal

Spotted on Aug 22, 2012
Submitted on Aug 27, 2012

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