Hibiscus tiliaceus L.

 
  • 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) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Common name : Tree Mallow, Yellow Mallow Tree, Wild Thespesia
  • Vernacular name : Chalva (Hindi); Bania, Halbali (Oria); Kattuppoovarasu, Nirpatathi, Attuparuthi (Tamil); Yetagogu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Plains, mainly coastal and river banks
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in gardens.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Kendrapara district
  • World Distribution : Tropical & sub-tropical regions of the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India 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 tiliaceus. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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