Definition of Family malvaceae

1. Noun. Herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Malvaceae

family Lycoperdaceae
family Lycopodiaceae
family Lycosidae
family Lygaeidae
family Lymantriidae
family Lythraceae
family Machilidae
family Macropodidae
family Macrorhamphosidae
family Macrouridae
family Macruridae
family Magnoliaceae
family Majidae
family Malacanthidae
family Malpighiaceae
family Malvaceae
family Mammutidae
family Manidae
family Manteidae
family Mantidae
family Mantispidae
family Marantaceae
family Marattiaceae
family Marchantiaceae
family Marsileaceae
family Martyniaceae
family Mastodontidae
family Mastotermitidae
family Mayacaceae
family Megachilidae

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 ..."

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