Definition of Malcolmia
1. Noun. Genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats; Mediterranean to Afghanistan.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, Family Brassicaceae, Family Cruciferae, Mustard Family
Member holonyms: Malcolm Stock, Stock
Lexicographical Neighbors of Malcolmia
Literary usage of Malcolmia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1853)
"It is a very showy plant, and will be a great addition to our summer flowering greenhouse plants. 188. MALCO'LMIA LITTOREA Brown. SEASHORE Malcolmia. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Malcolm, English horticulturist of the eighteenth century). Also written Malcolmia, but it was originally spelled ..."
3. The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province and Kashmir by James McCrone Douie (1916)
"Malcolmia strigosa, which spreads a reddish carpet over the ground, and Malcolmia Africana are common Crucifers near Rawalpindi. ..."
4. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Sir Joseph Paxton (1853)
"... much more closely packed, and pure white, without a tinge of the purple with which the thin spikes of E. floribunda are suffused. 589. Malcolmia ..."