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Abutilon hulseanum

Abutilon hulseanum (Torr. & A. Gray) Torr. ex A. Gray

Mauve

Synonym(s): Abutilon commutatum, Abutilon pauciflorum
NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ABHU
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abutilon hulseanum
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GENUS: Abutilon
FAMILY CODE: MALVAC

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ABHU
USDA Common Name: Mauve
Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)
Distribution: USA (FL, LA, TX), USA+ (PR)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Subshrub, Forb/herb

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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Abutilon hulseanum
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SYNONYMY: [= WH3; ? A. pauciflorum St. Hilaire - S]
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HABITAT: Disturbed areas; pine flatwoods.
COMMENTS: N. peninsular FL (Alachua County) south to s. FL; West Indies; South America.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Malvaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Mallow Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 243 genera and 4000-4500 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, of cosmopolitan distribution, but especially diverse in the tropics and subtropics. Malvaceae has always been difficult to circumscribe cleanly, relative to members of such families as Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae. Molecular evidence now adds to morphologic evidence that traditional circumscriptions of these families are highly polyphyletic. Bayer et al. (1999) present a classification of an expanded Malvaceae, with 9 subfamilies recognized. This family includes several economically important species, including cotton (Gossypium spp.), cacao or chocolate (Theobroma cacao Linnaeus), and cola (Cola acuminata R. Brown).
REFERENCE: Bayer et al. (1999); Bayer & Kubitzki in Kubitzki & Bayer (2003); Fryxell (1988). [including STERCULIACEAE and TILIACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Abutilon P. Miller 1754 (Indian-mallow, Indian-hemp)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 100-160 species, herbs, of tropical and warm temperate areas.
REFERENCE: Fryxell (2002)=Z; Bayer & Kubitzki in Kubitzki & Bayer (2003).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Abutilon hulseanum in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Abutilon hulseanum in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Abutilon hulseanum in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Abutilon hulseanum in NPIN Database
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