7 Important Characters of Malvaceae (Mallow Family) plants

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Malvaceae )
Systematic position:
Polypetalae, Thalamiflorae, Malvales
Following are the Important characters of Malvaceae:

1. Hairs on the body and mucilage in the tissues.

2. Alternate phyllotaxy and stipute leaves.

3.  Multicosatte reticulte venation of the leaves.

4. Presence of epicalyx.

5. Monodelphous stamens with monothecous, reniform extrose anthers.

6. Spinous pollen


7. Axile placentation.
Example of Malvaceae plants:
Abutilon, Althaea,  Gossypium , Hibiscus, Malvastrum, Malva, Sida,
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