velvetleaf
1. [ noun ] (botany) arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States
Synonyms: Lavatera_arborea velvet-leaf tree_mallow
Related terms: shrub Lavatera
2. [ noun ] (botany) tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
Synonyms: Indian_mallow butter-print China_jute Abutilon_theophrasti velvet-leaf velvetweed
Related terms: mallow
Similar spelling:   velvet-leaf
  Velveeta
  velvet_ant
  velvety
  velvet_bent
  velvet_bean
  velvet_plant
  velvet_grass
  velveteen
  velvet_flower
  velvetweed