Definition of Mallow family
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
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mallow Family
Literary usage of Mallow family
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"mallow family. 1770. Herbs or shrubs (sometimes trees in tropical regions), with alternate mostly palmately-veined leaves. Stipules small, deciduous. ..."
2. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1906)
"Fevers, typhus, etc., ulcération, gangrene, tetanus, general debility, irritable stomach, debility of the aged, etc. 54. MALVACEAE. mallow family. ..."
3. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"Cotton belongs to mallow family.—The cotton plant is a member of a big family, the mallows. It is related to the garden hollyhock. ..."
4. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"... or a little rhubarb or some neutral salt may be added. MALVACEAE. THE MALLOW FAMILY. AN order consisting of about a thousand species of ..."
5. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"A little beyond this are three beds of the mallow family; the hollyhocks belong here, ... Down near the brook, and not far from the mallow family, ..."