Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Hollyhock Alcea rosea

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Alcea [genus] (1)
rosea [species]

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Alcea [genus] (1)
rosea [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to Asia-temperate and Europe.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Slogteren, J.H. van 1984. Malvaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 199-230.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]