Malvaceae from Ooty for id 010311MK2

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Muthu Karthick

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Mar 1, 2011, 7:21:09 AM3/1/11
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Dear all,
Kindly help to id this Malvaceae shrub found at Ooty town, Nilgiris.


Date/Time- 

06-12-2011 / 04:15 PM

Location- Place, Altitude, GP

ca.2100asl; Ooty, TN

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- 

roadsides

Plant Habit-

woody stem; shrub

Height/Length- 

2 m long

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 

ca.15 x 10 cm; lobed

Inflorescence Type/ Size- 

single

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 

orange; c. 5 cm across

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- 


Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- 



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Prashant awale

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Mar 1, 2011, 7:26:31 AM3/1/11
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I think Abutilon striatum.
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Prashant 

tanay bose

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Mar 1, 2011, 9:33:49 AM3/1/11
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Abutilon striatum no doubt
Tanay
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Muthu Karthick

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Mar 2, 2011, 12:55:41 AM3/2/11
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Dear all,
Many thanks for the the identification. This shrub is Abutilon striatum Dickson ex Lindl. of Malvaceae.
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