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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large genus of chiefly tropical herbs with showy flowers and mostly globose fruits: globe mallows.

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  • Sphaeralcea ambigua is the species commonly known as desert globe mallow or apricot mallow.
  • The Sphaeralcea is part of the mallow family (Malvaceae), in which there are 40 to 60 species, including annuals, perennials and shrubs. for more
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