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any mallow plant of the genus Malva
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Noun1.malva - herbs and subshrubs: mallowsMalva - herbs and subshrubs: mallows  
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
Malva moschata, mus rose, musk mallow - erect Old World perennial with faintly musk-scented foliage and white or pink flowers; adventive in United States
common mallow, Malva neglecta - annual Old World plant with clusters of pink or white flowers; naturalized in United States
cheeseflower, high mallow, Malva sylvestris, tall mallow, cheese - erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced in United States
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When the narrator learns of Malva's death, she goes to her friend's house and into her room, where she finds wet footprints on the floor:
1 2 October 2004; Aphis nerii Boyer de Fonscolombe on Nerium oleander, Tehran, 6 November 2004; Aphis euphorbiae Kaltenbach on Euphorbia sp., Sanandaj, 16 May 2005; Aphis umbrella Borner on Malva sylvestris, Shus htar, 7 March 2004; Aphis affinis del Guercio on Mentha logifolium, 28 September 2004; Aphis gossypii Glover on Hibiscus syriacus, Quazvin, 8 October 2004; Aphis urticata Fabricius on Urtica dioicea L., Rasht, 12 June 2005.
"MITTAG IN DER TOSCANA" by Omar Hamdi "Malva" Oil on Linen 20 x 24 inches Paul Robinson 770.424.3465
Rydw i'n weddol siwr mai dail hocys (Malva sylvestris) ydyn nhw, y "common mallow" yn Saesneg.
A cross between Portea petropolitana and Aechmea mulfordii 'Malva,' it has the purple or pink coloring and bulbous base of A.
The 2006 finalists are Agustin Escardino Malva (Spain), pioneer in research into hydrogen and fuel cell technology, Beatrice Ray (France), founder of the Cirq'oui association for child war victims, and group award to three people largely responsible for implementing the Erasmus programme: aBernadette Costers (Belgium), Manuel Marin Gonzalez (Spain) and Francois Vandamme (Belgium).
As well as the many roses still flowering, all of which have been selected for their perfume, sweetly scented highlights include philadelphus, honeysuckle, lilies, heliotrope, malva and viburnum.
In the case of Grey Lilas the revelation comes later rather than sooner, which provides a fair indication of how Danehill has acted as an improver, but there is a fascinating tale about the link with 1930 Derby hero Blenheim (Blandford - Malva), a half-brother to Grey Lilas's ninth dam, Lily Of The Valley.
Practical guidelines for the use of mental practice may be found in a book written by Malva Freymuth titled Mental Practice and Imagery for Musicians.
The narrator is the son of a decadent society maven who abandoned him to the care of his grandmother and his perpetually hysterical Aunt Malva, two domestic despots.
Some local herbs are American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum biflorum), and the garden weed Common Mallow of Cheeses (Malva sp.).
Aveda sells a range of color enhancers derived from such plants as the blue malva, madder root and camomile ($7.50 to $16).