genus Malpighia

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Noun1.genus Malpighia - type genus of the Malpighiaceaegenus Malpighia - type genus of the Malpighiaceae  
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Malpighiaceae, Malpighiaceae - tropical shrubs or trees
jiqui, Malpighia obovata - Cuban timber tree with hard wood very resistant to moisture
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Malpighiaceae is a plant family of approximately 63 genera and 850 species, of which around 30 belong to the genus Malpighia (Joly, 1983; Nakasone and Paull, 1998 apud Oliveira et al., 2003).
Anthonomus tomentosus (Faust) has also been associated with plants of the genus Malpighia (M.