African Plant Database

Abutilon ramosum (Cav.) Guill. & Perr.
Information on the genus : Abutilon
Basionym : Sida ramosa Cav.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sida ramosa Cav. (1785)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Abutilon harmsianum Ulbr. (1913)
=Abutilon elaeocarpoides Webb
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect branching, ±woody perennial herb or loose shrub to 1 m tall.
Ecology : Riverine forest and alluvial Acacia woodland; black cotton soil; humid sandy-clayey and gravelly soils; sometimes in shade; 30- 1800 m alt. Namibia, S. Africa, Botswana; Yemen; NW India.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Herb- Ht 0.2 - 1.5 m. Alt 450 - 1370 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP, NW

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 498-499
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 143 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°82015 modified 2007-04-18
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