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  Abelmoschus angulosus var. angulosus
 
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  Family: MALVACEAE
  Citation:  Abelmoschus angulosus Wall. ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 53. 1834, var. angulosus; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 49. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 85. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 25. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 59. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 56. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 77. 1990; T.K. Paul in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 301. 1993; Sivar. & Pradeep, Malvac. Southern Peninsular India 52. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 36. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 58. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 76. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 29. 1998; M. Mohanan & A.V.N. Rao in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 400. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 145. 2009. Hibiscus angulosus (Wall. ex Wight & Arn.) Steud., Nomencl. Bot. (ed.2) 1: 758. 1840; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 341. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 97(70). 1915; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 37.1996.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattukasthuri, Kaattusembarathi
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  Description: Prickly annual shrubs. Leaves orbicular, 3-5 lobed, hastate or cordate at base, sparsely tomentose on both sides, to 12 x 10 cm; basally 9-ribbed. Flowers in terminal racemes. Epicalyx segment ovate-acute, densely hairy along margins. Petals obovate, yellow with purple base, 8-10 cm long. Capsule densely hairy, subtended by the enlarged epicalyx.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-February
  District(s): Wayanad, Idukki, Kollam, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia to Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Kallar, Koruthode, Damsite, Kummattanthode, Kannoth, Brahmagiri, Kanthaloor forests, Mukkali forests, Vadapuram, Machiri
   
 
   
 
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