Abutilon bidentatum

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Last Updated on November 17, 2018 by Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani

Abutilon bidentatum





Erect or somewhat spreading shrub.

Branches stellate pubescent, mixed with weak simple spreading hairs.

Leaves 2.15.5 cm long, 1.5-12 cm broad, broadly ovate, deeply cordate at base, acute to acuminate at apex, serrate, stellate tomentose and velvety on both sides, 7-9 nerved, rarely 3-angular; petiole as long as blade, stellate tomentose mixed with weak, sparse, simple, spreading hairs; stipules 3-4 mm long, filiform.

Flowers axillary, solitary, pedicel 2-4 cm long, in fruit up to 1-8 cm, articulate and geniculate near the apex.

Calyx 5-lobed, 5-7mm long, densely pubescent on both sides, slightly accrescent, erect, ultimately reflexed; lobes lanceolate.

Corolla pale yellow to yellow, c.1.5 cm across; petals 7-9 mm long, 4-5 mm broad, obovate.

Staminal column 2-3 mm long, stellate pubescent. Fruit 8-10 mm long, ± 10 mm across; mericarps 13-16, at maturity, spreading stellately separating after dehiscent, 5-8 mm long, 3 mm broad, acute to acuminate, awn 1-2 mm long, stellate pubescent towards the margin.

Seeds 3, brown 1.5 mm across.

Abutilon bidentatum classification
Source: WikiSpecies


A rare plant. Found in Sangar (District Sherani), Ziarat, Loralai in Balochistan.

Abutilon bidentatum
Picture location: Hafizabad (Mekhtar) District Loralai



Flora of Balochistan – Pakistan

Flora of Pakistan

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Naeem Javid Muhammad Hassani

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