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Taxon: Abutilon megapotamicum (A. Spreng.) A. St.-Hil. & Naudin

Genus: Abutilon
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Malvoideae tribe: Malveae.
Nomen number: 751
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 2, 18:49. 1842
Name verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Jun-2009
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • trailing abutilon   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • kriechende Samtpappel   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • chapéu-de-cardeal   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lantana-japonêsa   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lanterna-chinesa   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • sininho   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • cultivated in neotropics

      Other:
  • probable origin Brazil

References:

  • Angely, J. A. 1970–. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  • Camargo, L. A. G. 1970–. Catalogo ilustrado de las plantas de Cundinamarca (Colombia).
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kearney, T. H. 1958. A tentative key to the South American species of Abutilon Miller. Leafl. W. Bot. 8:201.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Abutilon megapotamicum (A. Spreng.) A. St.-Hil. & Naudin:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?751 (22 December 2014)

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