Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Malvales - MalvaceaeMalvales - Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae
plant order - the order of plants
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
Bombacaceae, family Bombacaceae - tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds
Elaeocarpaceae, elaeocarpus family, family Elaeocarpaceae - genus of trees and shrubs widely distributed in warm regions some yielding useful timber; in some classifications included in the family Santalaceae
family Sterculiaceae, sterculia family, Sterculiaceae - a large family of plants of order Malvales
family Tiliaceae, linden family, Tiliaceae - chiefly trees and shrubs of tropical and temperate regions of especially southeastern Asia and Brazil; genera Tilia, Corchorus, Entelea, Grewia, Sparmannia
Dilleniidae, subclass Dilleniidae - a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and Malvaceae; sometimes classified as a superorder
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cotton mealy bug was collected from Hibiscus rosa-chinensis Linnaeus (Malvales: Malvaceae) plants and reared on pumpkin Cucurbita pepo Linnaeus (Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae) fruits in enclosed containers to develop laboratory culture.
The occurrence of tile cells in rays of Malvales, monographed by Chattaway (1933) is an example of diversification of ray cells, because tile cells represent axial subdivisions of procumbent cells, and could thus be considered an additional type of ray cell.
Firmiana simplex, commonly known as the Chinese parasol tree or wutongpinyin is an ornamental plant or tree of the cacao, or chocolate family Sterculiaceae of the order Malvales, native to Asia.
This alkaloid is present in members of the Magnoliid clade (Canellales, Piperales, Laurales, and Magnoliales), with many representatives in the Magnoliales (143 Annonaceae and 35 Magnoliaceae species), as well as in phylogenetically distant Angiosperms (Alismatales, Rosales, Sapindales, Malvales, and Gentianales).
Rao and Ramayya [31] reported 35.9% plants as poor epistomatic or functional hypostomatic in the order Malvales. These plants are essentially xeric in habit adapted for conditions of stress.
IV flowering plants dicotyledons Malvales, Capparales and non-betalain Caryophyllales: 62-70.