flowering maple


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flowering maple

n.
Any of various tropical plants of the genus Abutilon of the mallow family, having lobed leaves resembling those of a maple and bell-shaped, usually colorful flowers. Also called abutilon, Chinese lantern, Indian mallow.

flowering maple

n
(Plants) any tropical shrub of the malvaceous genus Abutilon, esp A. hybridum, having lobed leaves like those of the maple and brightly coloured flowers

flow′ering ma′ple


n.
any shrub of the genus Abutilon, of the mallow family, having large, bright-colored flowers.
Also called abutilon.
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Noun1.flowering maple - an ornamental plant of the genus Abutilon having leaves that resemble maple leaves
ornamental - any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
Abutilon, genus Abutilon - herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; Indian mallow
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She uses "grow through supports" for plants such as her flowering maple that's just coming out of the ground, and for tree peonies, monkshood, dahlias, tall phlox.
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