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Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet
Information on the genus : Abutilon
Basionym : Sida hirta Lam.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sida hirta Lam.
 Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet var. hirtum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sida graveolens Roxb. ex Hornem.
=Abutilon graveolens (Roxb. ex Hornem.) Wight & Arn. (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
=Abutilon lugardii Hochr. & Schinz (1903)
=Abutilon hirtum var. heterotrichum (Hochst. ex Mattei) Cufod.
=Abutilon heterotrichum Hochst. ex Mattei (1915)
Taxon infra-specific
Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet var. hirtum
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby, woody, erect perennial herb or shrub to 2 m tall.
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland; stony slopes, black cotton soil; overgrazed grassland; weed of irrigated fields; roadsides; low ground; often riverine silty soils but usually on the more alkaline types of soil; 1-1800 m alt. Pantropical.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 122 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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