Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus Schltdl

  • 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) : Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus Schltdl
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaves entire or shallowly 3 lobed, coarsely toothed. Petals remain twisted with style and stamens protruding
  • Flower, Fruit : March-July
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
  • Native : Central & South America
  • Literature : K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering Plants of IISc, A Field Guide.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. arboreus var. mexicanus. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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