Definition of Malvastrum
1. Noun. Genus of mallows characterized by red and yellow flowers often placed in other genera.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Malvaceae, Mallow Family, Malvaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvastrum
Literary usage of Malvastrum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"A. Nels 301 Vicia linearis caespitosa A. Neis 301 Euphorbia manca A. Neis 311 Malvastrum dissectum ..."
2. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the by United States Department of the Interior, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Charles Frederic Girard, Timothy Abbott Conrad, George Engelmann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, John Torrey (1858)
"Malvastrum COCCINEUM, Gray, Pl . Fendl. p. 24. Gravelly and sandy plains on the ... Malvastrum LEPTOPHYLLUM, Gray, Pl . Wright, 1, p. 17. Ojo de Vaca, &c. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Type species : Malvastrum coccineum (Pursh) A. Gray. in tropical regions. ... Malvastrum angustian A. Gray, Mem. Am. Acad. (II.) 4: 22. 1848. ..."