order Malvales


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Related to order Malvales: Magnoliopsida, Myrtales, Sterculiaceae, Tiliaceae, ROSIDS
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Noun1.order Malvales - Malvaceaeorder Malvales - 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
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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.
It is a major pest of plants in the order Malvales, with the most significant economic consequences on cotton (Gossypium spp.; Malvaceae) production.