Abutilon Theophrasti Common Name
It is hardy to zone uk 4.
Abutilon theophrasti common name. Euromediterranean region eastern central asia indian subcontinent china mongolia southeast asia. An excellent book for the dedicated. Abutilon theophrasti medikus 1787. Abutilon theophrasti is an annual plant in the family malvaceae native to southern asia.
Sida abutilon linnaeus 1753. Abutilon theophrasti is the type species of the genus abutilon. A comprehensive listing of latin names with a brief list of edible parts. Widely cultivated as an ornamental and also as a medicinal plant.
The common names include several names meaning a kind of jute or hemp because of the utilization of a. It is in leaf from may to october in flower from july to august. Its specific epithet theophrasti commemorates the ancient greek botanist philosopher theophrastus. Abutilon theophrasti is a annual growing to 1 m 3ft 3in.