In these Mallow examples, you can clearly see 5 separate petals on the flower.
|All photos © 2016 T. Beth Kinsey|
Anoda abutiloides (Anoda that looks like Abutilon)
|Flower, Fruit ©2012 Zoya Akulova|
Fruit, leaf © Max Licher
Not all mallows are yellow : -) Anoda cristata is in the pink range. The fruit in the upper right is not quite ripe (i.e., dry), but it's all the more beautiful.