African Plant Database


Abutilon grandiflorum G. Don
Family : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Gen. Hist. 1: 504 (1831)
Information on the genus : Abutilon
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Abutilon grandiflorum G. Don var. grandiflorum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Abutilon indicum auct. sensu Mast., non Sweet
 
Taxon infra-specific
Abutilon grandiflorum G. Don var. grandiflorum
Abutilon grandiflorum var. iringense Verdc. (2009)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb or soft-wooded shrub 0,75-1,5 m tall, annual or biennial; stems terete, branched from the base, the older part somewhat woody. – Difficult to distinguish from A. mauritianum…
Ecology : occurring in drier areas. Sunny to lightly shaded places; sandy, gravelly or rocky soil; sometimes ruderal; mainly below 1200 m alt., but to 1600 m in Kenya. S. Tomé; Angola; S. Africa; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Shrub, Herb- Ht 0.35 - 1.82 m. Alt 5 - 1065 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 496
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 140 (2009).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 81997
 
Record n°81997 modified 2007-04-20
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