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  Abutilon hirtum
 
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  Family: MALVACEAE
  Citation:  Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. (ed. 1) 53. 1826; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 91(65). 1915; T.K. Paul in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 264. 1993; Sivar. & Pradeep, Malvac. Southern Peninsular India 190. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 33. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 26. 2002; M. Mohanan & A.V.N. Rao in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 375. 2005. Sida hirta Lam., Encycl. 1: 7. 1783. Sida graveolens Roxb. ex Hornem., Hort. Suppl. 77. 1819. Abutilon graveolens (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Wight & Arn. var. hirtum (Lam.) Mast. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 327. 1874.
  Malayalam Name(s): Oorakam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Erect subshrubs, 1-1.5 m tall; densely pubescent, mingled with some erect gland tipped hairs. Leaves 6.7 x 5-6 cm, ovate to orbicular, deeply cordate at base, acuminate, margin coarsely crenate, tomentose below, stipules 0.5 cm, lanceolate. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicel 2 cm; sepals 1 x 0.5 cm, ovate, acuminate; petals 1.5 x 1.5 cm, ovate, yellow with purplish centre, spreading; staminal column 8 mm; ovary to 5 mm, 20-25 celled. Capsule 1.5 x 2 cm, densely tomentose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Scrub jungles
  Distribution: Semiarid tropics of the world; introduced in Tropical America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Orange
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Champakkad, Kuchimudi
   
 
   
 
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