Definition of Napaea dioica

1. Noun. Tall coarse American herb having palmate leaves and numerous small white dioecious flowers; found wild in most alluvial soils of eastern and central United States.

Exact synonyms: Glade Mallow
Generic synonyms: Mallow
Group relationships: Genus Napaea, Napaea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Napaea Dioica

Nantes
Nanticoke
Nantong
Nantua
Nantucket
Nantucketer
Nantucketers
Nanubae
Naogaon District
Naomi
Naousa
Naoussa
NapA phosphatase
Napaea
Napaea dioica
Napea
Naperian
Naphtali
Napier
Napier's bones
Napier's rods
Napierian
Napierian logarithm
Napierite
Napierites
Naples
Naples biscuit
Naples garlic
Naples yellow

Literary usage of Napaea dioica

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1. America's Curious Botanist: A Tercentennial Reappraisal of John Bartram by Nancy Everill Hoffmann, John C. Van Horne (2004)
"... of napaea dioica that John Bartram presumably collected in Virginia in the vicinity of the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century collections of John ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Seed ascending. [Greek, a dell.] A monotypic genus of the east-central United States. i. napaea dioica L. Glade Mallow. Fig. 2857. napaea dioica L. Sp. PI. ..."

3. Flora Americae Septentrionalis, Or, A Systematic Arrangement and Description by Frederick Pursh (1814)
"napaea dioica. Sp. pi. 90'5. Icon. Cavan. diss. 5.1.132. f. 2. Ehret.pict. 7 &f 8. In stony ground, in the upper parts of Virginia. I/. ..."

4. A Class-book of Botany by Alphonso Wood (1851)
"Flowers 4—5" diam. Petals white, twice as long as the calyx. Aug. 3. S. DIOICA. Cav. (napaea dioica and scabra. Linn.} Lvs. palmately 7—9-lobed, scabrous, ..."

5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"Spores from the same collection had been sown previously on Ambrosia trifida and napaea dioica, with no infection. There are other creditable species of ..."

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