Definition of 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
Medical Definition of Malvaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvaceae
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; ..."