Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales
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Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus
Turk’s-cap Mallow, Mazapan
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Non-native: tropical America
Documented growing wild in - - -
Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
5-lobed campanulate or tubular calyx
5-petaled tubular corolla
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Berry-like fleshy schizocarp
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