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Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr.
Family : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 70 (1831)
Information on the genus : Abutilon
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Abutilon albidum subsp. fruticosum (Guill. & Perr.) Maire (1933)
 Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr. var. fruticosum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Sida gracilis R. Br. non L.C.Rich.
=Abutilon kotschyi Hochst. ex Webb
=Sida denticulata Fresen. (1834)
=Abutilon denticulatum (Fresen.) Webb (1854)
=Abutilon dubium Mattei (1915)
=Abutilon microphyllum A. Rich. (1847)
=*Sida saltii Steud. (1841)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr. var. fruticosum
Abutilon fruticosum var. hepperi Verdc. (2009)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial woody herb or shrub to 2 m tall, much-branched.
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland;also alluvial soil; rocky slopes, lava flows; clayey soils; xerophilous low scrub often in shade; wooded grassland; often on alkaline soil; riverine bush on salt; near sea-level-1750 m alt.bv Egypt; Arabia to India.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht 0.15 - 1.25 m. Alt 275 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 491-492
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 128 (2009).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 478 (1932).  
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
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  • Med-Checklist 4: 231 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 267
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 101
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 104 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 286

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
  • Garcin, A. (2016). La vallée inférieure de l'oued Drâa: Joyau phytogéographique et floristique du Sud-ouest marocain. Bull. Inst. Sci. Univ.Rabat 38:
 
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 81995
 
Record n°81995 modified 2009-06-12
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