Abutilon hirtum (Lam.) Sweet

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: hirtum: hairy
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Botswana distribution: N,SE
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Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 487 - 488. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 60.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 83.

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Flora of Caprivi: Abutilon hirtum
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Abutilon hirtum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Abutilon hirtum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Abutilon hirtum
African Plant Database: Abutilon hirtum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Abutilon hirtum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Abutilon hirtum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Abutilon hirtum
Plants of the World Online: Abutilon hirtum
Tropicos: Abutilon hirtum
Wikipedia: Abutilon hirtum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Abutilon hirtum.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138870, retrieved 28 May 2024

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