from The Century Dictionary.
- noun [lowercase] A plant of this genus, generally of a cultivated species. See
velvet-leaf, 3, and American jute, under jute.
- noun A genus of polypetalous plants, natural order Malvaceæ, including over 70 species distributed through the warmer regions of the globe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also
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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Malvaceae— broadleaf flowering plants in the mallowfamily found in the torridand temperatezones.
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- noun herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; Indian mallow
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_Abutilon_ -- The Flowering Maple (Abutilon) is an old favorite, but well worthy of continued popularity.
Finally we found the setting for the macro to superfine and took the Abutilon shot in the conservatory.
Abutilon indicum, Candia subcordate and Poinsettia sp.
Glad to know the name of the Abutilon too, it was a tree in that greenhouse and the blooms hung down over our heads.
Abutilon has wintered over here, barely, and blooming so late the following year it was zapped so the decision was made to bring it in.
Large wadis areas radiate from the southwestern slopes supporting tree species such as the doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica), Salvadora persica, Tamarix articulata, Acacia nilotica adstringens and Acacia albida, and other tropical herbs in the genera Abutilon, Hibiscus, Rhynchosia and Tephrosia.
Sida fallax, Sesuvium portulacastrum, Eragrostis whitneyi and some scattered shrubs of C. subcordata, Abutilon asiaticum, Suriana maritime, Pemphis acidula, and Tribulus cistoides.
SIDA PISIFORMIS, A. Cunn., with closer leaves and a browner pubescence; SIDA (Abutilon) FRAZERI Hook.var. PUMILA.
= = Abutilon = = is a flowering greenhouse shrub which answers well under the treatment of an annual.
Atriplex; as also additional species of Rulingia, Abutilon, Sida,