sleeping hibiscus


sleeping hibiscus
noun
any of various plants of the genus Malvaviscus having brilliant bell-shaped drooping flowers like incompletely opened hibiscus flowers
Syn: ↑waxmallow, ↑wax mallow
Hypernyms: ↑mallow
Member Holonyms: ↑Malvaviscus, ↑genus Malvaviscus

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