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  Abutilon ramosum
 
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  Family: MALVACEAE
  Citation:  Abutilon ramosum (Cav.) Guill. & Perr., Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 68. 1830; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 328. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 91(65). 1915; T.K. Paul in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 271. 1993; Sivar. & Pradeep, Malvac. Southern Peninsular India 200. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 30. 1998; M. Mohanan & A.V.N. Rao in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 382. 2005. Sida ramosa Cav., Diss. 1:28. t. 6. f. 1. 1785. Abutilon sidoides Dalz. & Gibs., Bombay Fl. 18. 1861.
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  Description: Erect shrubs, sparsely tomentose. Leaves distant, alternate, 10 cm across, broadly ovate, cordate at base, acuminate at apex, crenate, densely softly tomentose below. Flowers in subterminal and terminal panicles; pedicels 5-6 cm long, jointed towards the end; sepals ovate, obtuse, cuspidate, connate at base into a short campanulate tube, pubescent outside; petals 2 x 0.9 cm, yellow, obovate, obtuse; stamens many; filaments combined into a tube. Ovary 7-celled, ovules many in each; styles as many as the carpels; stigma terminal. Fruit a capsule, 15 x15 mm, truncate at apex; mericarps beaked, seeds many, reniform, 2.5 mm across, glabrous, grey.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-January
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Disturbed forest areas
  Distribution: Paleotropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Mlappara
   
 
   
 
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