Sida glutinosa Cav.

  • 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) : Sida glabra Mill.
  • Vernacular name : Pulavathuratti, Vattakkuru thankanni (Tamil)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Hills and way sides, on the slopes
  • Comments / notes : On hill slopes up to 1200m,by waysides and by arable lands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Nagpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Tropical America introduced to the Old world
  • Literature : 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.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. glutinosa. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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