Definition of rose mallow in English:

rose mallow

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noun

  • An ornamental hibiscus.
    • Genus Hibiscus, family Malvaceae, in particular H. rosa-sinensis
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    • Confederate rose or rose mallow, Hibiscus mutabilis, may have a single trunk, but typically is grown as a multitrunked, billowy shrub or small tree.
    • Typical shrubs include squawbush (a type of sumac); coral bean and fairy duster (both members of the pea family); two types of hibiscus, or rose mallow; and cliff Fendler bush.
    • Old-timers tell us that many dunes were once ablaze with rose mallows.

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