Hibiscus trionum 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) : Hibiscus trionum L.
  • Common name : Venice mallow
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In moist places in degraded forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in Eastern Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Dharwad district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Nanded district, Nashik district, Parbhani district, Pune district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, China, Australia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Europe, Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District.
  • 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 trionum. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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