syn: Sida indica L.
Common name: Indian abutilon, country mallow
Perennial herb up to 1.5 tall, stellate pubescent; leaves up to 12 cm long, cordate, acuminate, 7-9 nerved, sometimes 3-lobed, serrate; flowers solitary or fascicled; calyx up to 10 mm long in fruit; corolla yellow, 2-2.5 cm across, petals obovate, claw hairy along margin; fruit 10-12 mm in diam, mericarps 28-40, obtuse at apex, pubescent.
Common in Delhi along roadsides and wastelands, photographed from Vikas Puri, New Delhi
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
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