from The Century Dictionary.

  • A cohort (alliance of Lindley) of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants belonging to the first series, Thalamiflorœ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A natural order of plants including the families Malvaceae, Bombacaceae, Elaeocarpaceae, Sterculiaceae, and Tiliaceae.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae


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