Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus (Span.) Borssum

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (MALLOW or HIBISCUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Basionym : Hibiscus longifolius var. tuberosus Span.
  • Synonym(s) : Abelmoschus rugosus Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus (Span.) Borss.Waalk.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R.Ramesh & Raja Keshava Murthy
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2702
  • Collection Locality : Devarayandurga (Tumkur)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Nagpur district
  • World Distribution : South Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 moschatus subsp. tuberosus. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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