Abelmoschus manihot subsp. tetraphyllus var. pungens (Roxb.) Hochr.

  • Family : MALVACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Abelmoschus manihot
  • Subspecies : tetraphyllus
  • Variety : pungens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus manihot var. pungens (Roxb.) Hochr.
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 5029
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 24/02/83
  • Collection Locality : Meghasini, Similipal, Odisha
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Comments : Occasional in valleys of northern Eastern Ghats. It differs from Abelmoschus manihot var. tetraphyllus, in the margins of the epicalyx segments being hispid by stiff simple hairs.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : East Godavari district, Cherukonda Hills (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Keonjhar district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Tropical Himalayas, Pakistan, Philippines, China, Sumatra, Australia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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 manihot subsp. tetraphyllus var. pungens. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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