Definition of Family malvaceae
1. Noun. Herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Malvales, Order Malvales
Member holonyms: Genus Malva, Malva, Mallow, Abelmoschus, Genus Abelmoschus, Abutilon, Genus Abutilon, Alcea, Genus Alcea, Genus Althaea, Callirhoe, Genus Callirhoe, Genus Gossypium, Gossypium, Genus Hibiscus, Genus Hoheria, Hoheria, Genus Iliamna, Iliamna, Genus Kosteletzya, Kosteletzya, Genus Lavatera, Lavatera, Genus Malacothamnus, Malacothamnus, Genus Malope, Genus Malvastrum, Malvastrum, Genus Malvaviscus, Malvaviscus, Genus Napaea, Napaea, Genus Pavonia, Genus Plagianthus, Plagianthus, Genus Radyera, Radyera, Genus Sida, Sida, Genus Sidalcea, Sidalcea, Genus Sphaeralcea, Sphaeralcea, Genus Thespesia, Thespesia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Malvaceae
Literary usage of Family malvaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"MALLOW FAMILY (Malvaceae) Swamp Rose-mallow; Mallow Rose Hibiscus Moscheutos Flowers—Very large, clear rose pink, sometimes white, often with crimson centre ..."
2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"... Brussels sprouts, kale, kohlrabi, horseradish, cress and watercress. Clover Family Leguminosae Beans, peas and pulse. Mallow family malvaceae Okra. ..."
3. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family malvaceae (Mallows) : Herbs, shrubs, and trees with alternate leaves ; flowers perfect, with petals ; stamens monadelphous, 1- celled ; pistil 5- to ..."