Abelmoschus crinitus Wall.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (HIBISCUS OR MALLOW FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Abelmoschus crinitus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus crinitus Wall.
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 1970
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 28/10/75
  • Collection Locality : Paniganda, Ganjam dist., Odisha
  • Habitat : Borders of cultivated fields
  • Key identification features : Herb with green capsules and stinging hairs
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Comments : Occasional as an undergowth of deciduous or semi-evergreen forests. An extremely variable species with great degree of variation of incission of leaves & density of Indumentum.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Sambalpur district, Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, South China, Indo-China, Malaysia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Abelmoschus crinitus. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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