malvaceous

malvaceous

(mælˈveɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Malvaceae, a family of plants that includes mallow, cotton, okra, althaea, and abutilon
[C17: from Latin malvāceus, from malva mallow]
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Influence of phytochemicals and leaf pubescence of some malvaceous plants on development, survival and oviposition of cotton leaf hopper.
Mansoor (2010) Both malvaceous and non-malvaceous betasatellites are associated with two wild cotton species grown under field conditions in Pakistan.
The latter authors mention over 60 species of host plants including grasses, solanaceous, malvaceous, rutaceous and cucurbitaceous plants.
Comparative growth rate, fecundity and behavioral diversity of the dusky cotton bug, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (Costa) (Hemiptera; Lygaeidae) on certain malvaceous host plants.
For example, the mangroves on the central and South American coast of the tropical Pacific have other typical tree species, such as the malvaceous Pavonia rhizophorae, the rhizophoraceous Rhizophora racemosa, the caesalpinaceous Mora oleifera, and the verbenaceous Avicennia bicolor.
Only two species in the list, the fern Acrostichum aureum and the malvaceous shrub Hibiscus tiliaceus (neither of which is a true mangrove) are found in the mangrove swamps of both the Old and New World.
The malvaceous tribe Gossypieae Alefeld, which includes cotton (genus Gossypium), has distinctive lysigenous glands containing terpenoid aldehydes (TAs) in vegetative and reproductive plant parts that uniquely delineate the tribe (Fryxell, 1979).
Character of spine index was used for the first time to describe Malvaceous pollen and is found of significant taxonomic importance.
1994) and Perveen and Qaiser (2007) tried to give a more comprehensive picture of Malvaceous pollen morphology by studying pollen of 42 species representing 12 genera and 12 species representing 3 genera, respectively of the family Malvaceae.
Thus main objective of the study was to characterize the Malvaceous taxa by using multiple and complementary perspectives to supplement the traditional morphology based description with additional markers (foliar epidermal anatomy & palynology).