Abelmoschus manihot var. pungens (Roxb.) Hochr.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Malvaceae
  • Basionym : Hibiscus pungens Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Abelmoschus manihot var. pungens (Roxb.) Hochr.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Shady hill slopes
  • Comments / notes : It differs from Abelmoschus manihot ssp. tetraphyllus var. tetraphyllus, in the margins of the epicalyx segments being hispid by stiff simple hairs
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena and M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 01/06/1984
  • Collection Nos : 5029
  • Collection Locality : Meghasini, Similipahar
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Nanded district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Keonjhar district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Jammu and Kashmir
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, Christmas Island, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, Christmas Island, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Islands, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharastra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Abelmoschus manihot var. pungens. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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