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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A large family of plants of order Malvales.

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  • This has some affinities apparently with Sterculiaceae; the flowers are perhaps polygamous.
  • Guazuma ulmifolia Lam, family Sterculiaceae, grows to 30 m in height and 30 40 cm in diameter with a round-shaped crown.
  • The semi-deciduous forest is dominated by four families (Malvaceae, Sterculiaceae, Ulmaceae and Moraceae), with Celtis spp.,
  • The most important families (in terms of number of species) are Annonaceae, Leguminosae, Euphorbiaceae, Rubiaceae and Sterculiaceae. for more
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