malope definition

  • noun:
    • A Western Mediterranean annual (Malope trifida) having deeply purple-red plants subtended by three huge cordate bracts.
    • A genus of flowers from the tribe Malveæ, the mallow family, style of the subtribe Malopeæ, characterized by a mode which can be longitudinally stigmatose, and by having three distinct bractlets.
    • [lowercase] A plant of this genus.
    • western Mediterranean yearly having deep purple-red flowers subtended by 3 big cordate bracts

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