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Noun: Indian mallow
  1. Tropical American weed having pale yellow or orange flowers naturalized in southern United States
    - Sida spinosa
     
  2. Tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fibre; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
    - velvetleaf, velvet-leaf, velvetweed, butter-print, China jute, Abutilon theophrasti

Derived forms: Indian mallows

Type of: mallow

Part of: Abutilon, genus Abutilon, genus Sida, Sida