Indian mallow


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Indian mallow

Indian mallow

n
(Plants) a tall malvaceous weedy North American plant, Abutilon theophrasti, with small yellow flowers and large velvety leaves
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Noun1.Indian mallow - tropical American weed having pale yellow or orange flowers naturalized in southern United StatesIndian mallow - tropical American weed having pale yellow or orange flowers naturalized in southern United States
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
genus Sida, Sida - large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances
2.Indian mallow - tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiberIndian mallow - tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
Abutilon, genus Abutilon - herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; Indian mallow
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I ``discovered'' a native Abutilon called Indian mallow that has furry gray leaves and apricot flowers and was introduced to two fascinating ground-cover sages.