Malva sylvestris
Mauve Mauve (m[=o]v), n. [F., mallow, L. malva. So named from the similarity of the color to that of the petals of common mallow, {Malva sylvestris}. See {Mallow}.] A color of a delicate purple, violet, or lilac. [1913 Webster]

{Mauve aniline} (Chem.), a dyestuff produced artificially by the oxidation of commercial aniline, and the first discovered of the so-called coal-tar, or aniline, dyes. It consists of the sulphate of mauve["i]ne, and is a dark brown or bronze amorphous powder, which dissolves to a beatiful purple color. Called also {aniline purple}, {violine}, {Perkin's mauve}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Malva sylvestris — Type species for Malva L. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Malva sylvestris — Malva sylvestrisprop. n. (Bot.) The species name of the tall mallow, an erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced into the U. S. Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, cheeseflower. [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malva sylvestris — Wilde Malve Wilde Malve (Malva sylvestris) Systematik Unterklasse: Rosenähnliche (Rosidae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Malva sylvestris —   Malva …   Wikipedia Español

  • Malva sylvestris — Grande mauve Grande mauve …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Malva sylvestris — Mallow Mal low, Mallows Mal lows, n. [OE. malwe, AS. mealwe, fr. L. malva, akin to Gr. mala chh; cf. mala ssein to soften, malako s soft. Named either from its softening or relaxing properties, or from its soft downy leaves. Cf. {Mauve},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malva sylvestris — cheeseflower cheeseflower n. an erect or decumbent Old World perennial ({Malva sylvestris}) with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced into the U. S. Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, {Malva sylvestris}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malva sylvestris — cheeseflower cheeseflower n. an erect or decumbent Old World perennial ({Malva sylvestris}) with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced into the U. S. Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, {Malva sylvestris}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malva sylvestris — miškinė dedešva statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Malva sylvestris), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, pietų Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Malva sylvestris angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Malva sylvestris — ID 51753 Symbol Key MASY Common Name high mallow Family Malvaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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