Malpighia


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Related to Malpighia: Malpighia glabra, acerola

malpighia

(mælˈpɪɡɪə)
n
any tropical plant belonging to the genus Malpighia of the family Malpighiaceae
[C19: from New Latin Malpighia, after Marcello Malpighi]
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Noun1.malpighia - type genus of the MalpighiaceaeMalpighia - type genus of the Malpighiaceae  
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Malpighiaceae, Malpighiaceae - tropical shrubs or trees
jiqui, Malpighia obovata - Cuban timber tree with hard wood very resistant to moisture
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Steck (2005) also indicated its presence in ripe fruits taken directly from the tree of Malpighia emarginata [Moc.
Outro tratamento pre-germinativo de facil manuseio e eficiente e a embebicao previa das sementes em agua, como foi constatado para Malpighia punicifolia (AZEREDO et al.
Malpighia emarginata Sesse & Moc, Malachra capitata (L.
Brushlands in the LRGV are typically dominated by native species such as Fraxinus berlandieriana, Ulmus crossifolia, Celtis laevigata, Chloroleucon ebano, Ehretia anacua or Prosopis glandulosa with ground layers dominated by Chromolaena odorata, Rivina humilis, Malpighia glabra, Setaria leucopila or Panicum maximum.
Oxalidaceae), Malpighia emarginata Sesse & Moc.