Definition of Sidalcea
: a genus of often showy herbs (family Malvaceae) confined to western North America and having palmately cleft leaves, variously colored spicate or racemose flowers, and 5 to 9 spiculate schizocarps
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Origin and Etymology of sidalcea
New Latin, from Sida + Alcea, genus of mallows, from Latin alcea mallow, from Greek alkaia
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