Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (HIBISCUS OR MALLOW FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Abutilon hirtum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet
  • Common name : Hairy Indian Mallow
  • Vernacular name : Barkanghi (Hin.); Hetutti (Kan.); Bela benda (Tel.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Native : Old World tropics
  • Comments : Occurs in scrub forests and hilly plains, sometimes as a weed of wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Dharmapuri district, Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district (Andhra Pradesh State); Kalahandi district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical & sub-Tropical regions of the Old World
  • 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; 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 hirtum. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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