Abelmoschus manihot subsp. tetraphyllus (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Borss. Waalk.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (MALLOW or HIBISCUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Basionym : Hibiscus tetraphyllus Roxb. ex Hornem.
  • Synonym(s) : Abelmoschus manihot subsp. tetraphyllus var. tetraphyllus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus manihot subsp. tetraphyllus (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Borss. Waalk.
  • Vernacular name : Ran-bhendi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Udupi district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Puri district
  • World Distribution : India, Malesia, East New Guinea, New Ireland
  • 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; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Udupi.
  • 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 manihot subsp. tetraphyllus. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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