Abelmoschus crinitus Wall.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Malvaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Abelmoschus cancellatus Wall. ex Voigt; Abelmoschus fusiformis Wall.; Abelmoschus hainanensis S.Y.Hu; Abelmoschus racemosus Wall.; Abelmoschus theiodes Voigt; Hibiscus bodinieri H.Lév.; Hibiscus cancellatus Roxb. ex G.Don; Hibiscus cavaleriei H.Lév.; Hibiscus crinitus (Wall.) G.Don; Hibiscus fusiformis Steud.; Hibiscus sulphureus Wall. ex Voigt
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Abelmoschus crinitus Wall.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Pahadi-Bhendi (Marathi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests, Scrub, wastelands
  • Comments / notes : An extremely variable species with great degree of variation of incission of leaves & density of Indumentum.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena and M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 02/11/1976
  • Collection Nos : 1970
  • Collection Locality : Paniganda, Gajapati; Paniganda, Ganjam District
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Chandrapur district, Nanded district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Sambalpur 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 : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, 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
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Saldanha, 1984.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Abelmoschus crinitus. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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