Definition of Malvaceae

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




Medical Definition of Malvaceae

1. The mallow family of flowering plants, belonging to the dicotyledon order malvales. Members of the malvaceae include cotton, okra, and cacao. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvaceae

malum coxae
malum coxae senile
malum in se
malum perforans pedis
malum prohibitum
malum vertebrale suboccipitale
malums
malunion
malurid
malurids
malus
maluses
malva pudding
malva puddings
malvaceae (current term)
malvaceous
malvalate
malvalates
malvalic
malvalic acid
malvas
malvasia
malvasian
malvasias
malversate
malversation
malversations
malvertising
malvesie

Literary usage of Malvaceae

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

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"malvaceae. We know also of other cases, for example in the malvaceae, where each single stamen splits likewise into halves, each bearing a unilocular anther ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Alabama. June-July. In rich soil, Connecticut to Ohio, Georgia, Kentucky and Family 85. malvaceae Neck. Act. Acad. Theod. 2 : 488. 1770. MALLOW FAMILY. ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1897)
"I think they will eat any of the rough-leaved malvaceae readily. On account of being away from home part of the time, the larvae were somewhat neglected in ..."

4. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"malvaceae (pp. 146-152). 2. STRUCTURE OF THE LEAF. Nestler states that the glandular hairs of the malvaceae can also function as hydathodes, ..."

5. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost, Robert John Harvey Gibson (1907)
"Other organs, 467. 3. Precedent phenomena in stimulation. Separation of zones of perception and reaction. Grasses, 468; malvaceae, 470; ..."

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