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Noun: rose mallow
  1. Showy shrub of salt marshes of the eastern United States having large rose-coloured flowers
    - swamp mallow, common rose mallow, swamp rose mallow, Hibiscus moscheutos
  2. Plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock
    - Alcea rosea, Althea rosea

Derived forms: rose mallows

Type of: hibiscus, hollyhock

Part of: Alcea, genus Alcea

Encyclopedia: Rose mallow