Abelmoschus crinitus Wall.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (MALLOW or HIBISCUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Hibiscus crinitus (Wall.) G.Don
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus crinitus Wall.
  • Vernacular name : Pahadi-Bhendi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests, scrub forests and wastelands
  • Comments / notes : An extremely variable species with great degree of variation of incission of leaves & density of Indumentum.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena and M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 11/02/76
  • Collection Nos : 1970
  • Collection Locality : Paniganda, Gajapati; Paniganda, Ganjam District
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Chandrapur district, Nanded district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Sambalpur district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, China, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha, 1984.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Abelmoschus crinitus. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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