Definition of Indian mallow

1. Noun. Tropical American weed having pale yellow or orange flowers naturalized in southern United States.

Exact synonyms: Sida Spinosa
Generic synonyms: Mallow
Group relationships: Genus Sida, Sida



2. Noun. Tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Mallow

Indian fig
Indian figs
Indian file
Indian flap
Indian ginger
Indian giver
Indian givers
Indian giving
Indian grackle
Indian gum
Indian hemp
Indian ink
Indian lettuce
Indian lotus
Indian madder
Indian mallow
Indian meal
Indian method
Indian millet
Indian monetary unit
Indian mongoose
Indian mulberry
Indian mustard
Indian operation
Indian paint
Indian paintbrush
Indian pangolin
Indian pangolins
Indian pea
Indian pink

Literary usage of Indian mallow

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"URENA, indian mallow. ... Cliff, indian mallow, with angular Leaves. 3. ... indian mallow, with Leaves divided like ..."

2. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"(indian mallow.) MARSH-MALLOW.—The anthers are at the top of the column of ... INDIAN-MALLOW.—This is quite like the Sida, with perfect flowers and pods of ..."

3. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany for the Home and School by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"INDIAN-MALLOW.—This is quite like the Sida, with perfect flowers and pods of from five to fifteen cells hut there MI f from three to nine seeds in a cell ..."

4. Public School Methods (1921)
"... FROM indian mallow weeds having seed pods—the milkweed, the teasel, the Jamestown or jimson weed, the cat-tail, the thistle and the indian mallow. ..."

5. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"URENA, L. indian mallow. Malvaceae. From vernacular uren, Malabar. Herbs or shrubs. About 5 species, tropical regions; 1 in US a. ..."

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