Matthiola

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Related to Matthiolas: Poecile montanus, Matthiola longipetala
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Noun1.Matthiola - genus of Old World plants grown as ornamentalsMatthiola - genus of Old World plants grown as ornamentals
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
gillyflower, stock - any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
brompton stock, Matthiola incana - European plant with racemes of sweet-scented flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental
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He has observed it even between forms so closely related (as Matthiola annua and glabra) that many botanists rank them only as varieties.