Abutilon striatum Dicks. ex Lindl.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (MALLOW or HIBISCUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abutilon pictum (Gillies ex Hook.) Walp.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Introduced. Cultivated as ornamental and also found as an escape
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
  • Native : Central America
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in tropics
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Abutilon striatum. Downloaded on 24 August 2019.

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