EPPO Global Database

Malva sylvestris(MALSI)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MALSI
  • Preferred name: Malva sylvestris
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Euromediterranean, Macaronesia, Caucasus, Western Asia, Central Asia, Himalayas, China (Tibet). A widespread weed. Introduced in Siberia, Russian Far East, Japan, Korea, southern Africa, North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest and south), New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Malva mauritiana Linnaeus
Malva sinensis Cavanilles
Malva sylvestris subsp. ambigua (Gussone) Thellung

Common names
Name Language
common mallow English (GB)
high mallow English (US)
large-flowered mallow English
tall mallow English (AU)
Algier-Malve German
große Käsepappel German
Roßpappel German
wilde Malve German
Wildmalve German
grande mauve French
mauve des bois French
mauve grande French
mauve sauvage French
mauve sylvestre French
alboeza Spanish
malva alta Spanish
malva común Spanish
malva hiedra Spanish
malva lisa Spanish
malva morada Spanish (CO)
malva silvestre Spanish
malva vulgar Spanish
malva grande Italian
malva selvatica Italian
groot kaasjeskruid Dutch
malva-comum Portuguese
malva-das-boticas Portuguese
malva-maior Portuguese
malva-mourisca Portuguese
malva-selvagem Portuguese
malva-silvestre Portuguese
rödmalva Swedish
usu-beni-aoi Japanese
ウスベニアオイ Japanese
малва лесная Russian
просвирник лесной Russian
almindelig katost Danish
apotekarkattost Norwegian
kiiltomalva Finnish
pikkukiiltomalva Finnish
ebegümeci Turkish
chelmit gedolah Hebrew
חֶלְמִית גְּדוֹלָה Hebrew
ślaz dziki Polish
ślaz maurytański Polish
erdei mályva Hungarian
mëllaga e pyllit Albanian
mullagë Albanian
khobbiza Arabic
горски слез Bulgarian
камиляк Bulgarian
молоха Bulgarian
malva major Catalan
šumski sljez Croatian
sléz lesní Czech
mets-kassinaeris Estonian
μολόχα Greek
lus na Meall Muire Irish
당아욱 Korean
dang a uk Korean
meža malva Latvian
miškinė dedešva Lithuanian
nalbă Romanian
велика слезовача Serbian
црни слез Serbian
slez lesný Slovak
gozdni slezenovec Slovene
калачики двозначні Ukrainian
калачики лісові Ukrainian
калачики мавританські Ukrainian