A genus of plants (Malva) having mucilaginous qualities. See Malvaceous.
any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
A family of plants, many of which are edible, e.g okra.
Mallow is a plant that some caterpillars (like the Painted Lady, Gray Hairstreak, and the Checkered Skipper) eat. This host plant is often included in butterfly gardens.
Mallow was incorporated by Charter of 1613, with a further charter of 1689. It was a manor borough the franchise being vested in the freeholders of the maonor and the returning officer its Seneschal. It was controlled by the Jephson family until the 1780s.