Herb: Cheeseweed. Latin name: Malva parviflora. Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family). Medicinal use of Cheeseweed: The whole plant is emollient and pectoral . M. parviflora has been found to accumulate free nitrates in quantities capable about Malva parviflora in her autobiography: “We made a medicinal tea from the . Learn more about Mallow uses, effectiveness, possible side effects, interactions, dosage, user ratings and products that contain Mallow.

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If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Publisher MacMillan Publishing Co. Parviflora means small flowered. Parviflkra Dictionary of Plants Used by Man. Lots of cultivation guides, very little on plant uses.

Edit this page to add your knowledge. Mar 1 83 22,23; April 2 83 20A; Feb 2 84 7. A very easily grown plant, succeeding in ordinary garden soil[1], though it prefers a reasonably well-drained and moderately fertile soil in a sunny position[]. To leave a medjcinal please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.


Delfina Medicibal, a Kumeyaay or Southern Diegueno Indian, made the following comments about Malva parviflora in her autobiography: De Ruff, confirmed by F. Tue Jul 19 If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Common weed in orchards, waste places, almost throughout Calif.

Malva parviflora – Useful Tropical Plants

Perennial Garden Parvifora J. Thank you so far this has been the best site I have seen on Cheeseweed. No more details are given, though the oil is likely to be edible[K]. QR Code What’s this?

Latin name from Greek, malachereferring to the emollient lvs. Year ISBN – Description Very terse details of medicinal uses of plants with a wide range of references and details of research into the plants chemistry. Page Info This page was last modified on 17 Juneat Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[]. Cernunnos This project is supported by the guys living at Cernunnos.

Although we have seen no reports of toxicity for this species, when grown on nitrogen rich soils and particularly when these are cultivated inorganicallythe parvifloda of some species tend to concentrate high levels of nitrates in their leaves[76]. Help us fill in the blanks!


Image credit to Australian National Botanic Gardens. Pages with broken file links Plant Species Malva Malvaceae.

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Now containing plants. Propagation Seed – sow early spring in situ.

Parvflora a list of references used on this page please go here. Practical Plants is a plant database designed for Permaculture enthusiasts, Forest GardenersHomesteaders, Farmers and anyone interested in organic horticulture. Seed – sow early spring in situ. Can be found in bloom most of the year.

The seeds were said to be a pleasant condiment-like food. Cream, yellow and green dyes can be obtained from the plant and the seed heads[]. Plants are prone to infestation by rust fungus [9].

I knew it was edible but this was the first site to confirm it.

It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade.