Malvaceae (hibiscus family)
 

    The Malvaceae are herbs, shrubs or trees of temperate and tropical regions.  There are about 100 genera and 1,000 species.

    The only member of the Malvaceae family growing at Montoso Gardens is portia tree:

 

Scientific Name Common Name Plant Family

Thespesia populnea

portia tree

Malvaceae

 

 

 

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