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tree mallow Line breaks: tree mal¦low

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of tree mallow in English:


A tall woody-stemmed European mallow of coastal regions.
  • Lavatera arborea, family Malvaceae
Example sentences
  • By August everything is tangled up, as the tree mallows incline their branches through the rest.
  • The puffins themselves assist in the establishment of tree mallow, which needs a fertile soil to establish itself.
  • We marked out a little bed across the whole width of the allotment and planted tree mallows and perennial climbing wallflowers in them - staking our claim, I suppose.
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