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(1072) Malva

Reference work entry

1926 TA. Discovered 1926 Oct. 4 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named after any of a genus of herbs with palmately lobed or dissected leaves, usually showy flowers, and a disk-shaped fruit. The English name for the genus is mallow. (H 101)

See also the remark to planet  (1054).

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