from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of plants belonging to the natural order Cruciferæ, the mustard family, and the tribe Sisymbryeæ, characterized by long erect sepals, and a stigma with two lobes which either converge or unite to form a cone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- proper noun A genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats; native from the Mediterranean to Afghanistan.
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- noun genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats; Mediterranean to Afghanistan
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Gundelia tournefortii, Noaea mucronata, Thymus spp., and Salvia cryptantha – often in oak forest clearings; various graminoid formations; and high mountain steppes of Achillea vermicularis, Ajuga chia, Helianthemum nummularium, Malcolmia africana, and Marrubium parviflorum.
Malcolmia strigosa, which spreads a reddish carpet over the ground, and Malcolmia Africana are common Crucifers near Ráwalpindí.