Definition of Malvales
1. Noun. Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Member holonyms: Family Malvaceae, Mallow Family, Malvaceae, Bombacaceae, Family Bombacaceae, Elaeocarpaceae, Elaeocarpus Family, Family Elaeocarpaceae, Family Sterculiaceae, Sterculia Family, Sterculiaceae, Family Tiliaceae, Linden Family, Tiliaceae
Group relationships: Dilleniidae, Subclass Dilleniidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malvales
Literary usage of Malvales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology, and Silviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"1993), Dipterocarpaceae are placed as an outlier in the order of malvales. Its relations with malvales are with Bombacaceae (Bombax), Tiliaceae (Tilia), ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"malvales. Trees, shrubs and herbs with mostly alternate leaves. ... This order, like the malvales, is to be looked upon as derived from the ..."
3. A University Text-book of Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1907)
"malvales The malvales comprise several families, some of which have very conspicuous flowers. While the flowers usually are ..."