Uses

Toxic parts

Although we have seen no reports of toxicity for this species, when grown on nitrogen rich soils (and particularly when these are cultivated inorganically), the leaves of some species tend to concentrate high levels of nitrates in their leaves[7]. The leaves are perfectly wholesome at all other times.

Edible uses

Leaves

Raw as a Salad
Cooked as a Potherb

Seed

Raw, Cooked as an Unknown use

Material uses

Plant, Seeds

Dye

Roots, Leaves

Cooked as an Hair care

Seeds

Oil

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

Roots, Leaves

Cooked as an Antidandruff

Seeds

Plant

Poultice as a Skin

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Nothing listed.

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow early spring in situ. Germination should take place within 2 weeks.

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Cultivation

A very easily grown plant, succeeding in ordinary garden soil[8], though it prefers a reasonably well-drained and moderately fertile soil in a sunny position[9].

Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[10].

Plants are prone to infestation by rust fungus[9].

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Malva parviflora. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Malva parviflora.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

This table shows all the data stored for this plant.

Taxonomy
Binomial name
Malva parviflora
Genus
Malva
Family
Malvaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
?
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
light shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    ?
    Herbaceous or Woody
    ?
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    0.5 x
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type

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