Lavatera(redirected from Navaea)
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(Plants) any plant of the genus Lavatera, closely resembling mallow and grown for their purple, white, or rose-coloured flowers: family Malvaceae
[named after the two brothers Lavater, 18th-century Swiss doctors and naturalists]
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|Noun||1.||Lavatera - widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers|
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
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