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Taxon: Abutilon theophrasti Medik.

Genus: Abutilon
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Malvoideae tribe: Malveae.
Nomen number: 757
Place of publication: Malvenfam. 28. 1787
Name verified on: 21-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 50 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CO(as Abutilon minus in seed)*°, IA*°, KS°, MI°, NC°, NH°, OR*, VT°, WA*°, WI°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Economic importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Materials: fiber   (fide Econ Bot 38:409. 1984; P. Fryxell, pers. comm.)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Econ Pl Aust; Econ Bot 38:407-416. 1984)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sicily]; Montenegro; Romania

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Indonesia
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
    Europe
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iraq
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • EUROPE
    East Europe: Ukraine

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Synonyms:


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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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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?757 (25 October 2014)

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