Definition of Malva

1. Noun. Herbs and subshrubs: mallows.




Definition of Malva

1. a plant of the marrow genus [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malva

Malthusian
Malthusian theory
Malthusianism
Malthusianisms
Malto
Maluku
Malukus
Malus
Malus angustifolia
Malus baccata
Malus coronaria
Malus fusca
Malus ioensis
Malus pumila
Malus sylvestris
Malva (current term)
Malva moschata
Malva neglecta
Malva sylvestris
Malvales
Malvastrum
Malvastrum coccineum
Malvaviscus
Malvina Hoffman
Malvinas
Malvinian
Maléku Jaíka
Mam
Mam'selle

Literary usage of Malva

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1822)
"( ) Malva ALCEA. VERVAIN MALLOW. Class and Order. ... Malva Alcea ; caule erecto, foliis inferioribus ..."

2. Flora Domestica, Or, The Portable Flower-garden: With Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt (1831)
"Italian, malva. THE Whorl-flowered Mallow is a native of China: it has pale red flowers, blowing in June and July. The Syrian or Curled Mallow has white ..."

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