Hibiscus talbotii (Rakshit) Paul & Nayar

  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Lower ghats
  • Key identification features : Hairy herb. Leaves oblong, acute, serrate. Involucral bracts 6-9, subulate, shorter than the calyx. Calyx divided nearly to the base. Capsule globose. Seeds hairy.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Collection Nos : Talbot 68 (CAL)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Osmanabad district, Nagpur district
  • Endemism : Western Peninsula (Karnataka, Maharashtra)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra 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=Hibiscus talbotii. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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