Definition of Lavatera arborea
1. Noun. Arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States.
Group relationships: Genus Lavatera, Lavatera
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavatera Arborea
Literary usage of Lavatera arborea
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1. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1858)
"The specimens exhibited are the following— 2, Washed fibre of the " Lavatera Arborea" or tree mallow ; 8, Hackled hemp from do. ; 4, Pulp of fibre or hemp; ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1907)
"In case of the immune Lavatera arborea L. there is no transmission of the toxin through the immune tissues and any susceptible cion set directly into ..."