The Voynich Botanical PlantsFolio 95v
Folio 95v, Hollyhock (Althaea Rosea), is a member of the mallow family that was imported into Europe from China. It is a biennial often found growing in clumps. The roots are thick (tuberous), long, and tapering; the leaves are broad and palmate; and the purple, red, pink, or yellow flowers are used to make dyes. They may also be used in skin moisturizers.