Abutilon crispum (L.) Medicus

  • Family : MALVACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Abutilon crispum
  • Basionym : Sida crispa L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Herissantia crispa (L.) Brizicky
  • Vernacular name : Siruthuthi (Tam.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 33690; HJCB-0131; R.R.Rao 2070
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy; K.Sankara Rao, K.R.K.Swamy, Arun Singh R. & Siddharth.S; R.Raghavendra Rao
  • Collection Date : 06/05/2009; 25/10/2014; 30/06/1972
  • Collection Locality : Thummalapalle mining area, Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh State; Way to Talakona forest, Chittoor district; M.M.Hills, Chamarajnagar distict, Karnataka
  • Habitat : Scrub forest
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Occur in degraded forests, inland plains, wastelands and rocky hill slopes.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Malai Mahadeswara Hills (Chamarajnagar district) (Karnataka State); Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot), Dharmapuri district, Sathanur R.F. (Vellore district, former North Arcot), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Talakona R.F. (Chittoor district), Kalasamudram R.F. (Ananthapur district), Rangapuram R.F. (Kurnool district), Guvvalacheruvu R.F. (Kadapa district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malesia, America
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI.; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Abutilon crispum. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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