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Taxon: Abutilon megapotamicum (A. Spreng.) A. St.-Hil. & Naudin

 
Genus: Abutilon
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 751
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 2, 18:49. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • trailing abutilon  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • kriechende Samtpappel  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • chapéu-de-cardeal  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lantana-japonêsa  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • lanterna-chinesa  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • sininho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in neotropics)

    Other (probable origin Brazil)

References:

  1. Angely, J. A. 1970-. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  2. Camargo, L. A. G. 1970-. Catalogo ilustrado de las plantas de Cundinamarca (Colombia).
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Kearney, T. H. 1958. A tentative key to the South American species of Abutilon Miller. Leafl. W. Bot. 8:201.
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.

Check other web resources for Abutilon megapotamicum (A. Spreng.) A. St.-Hil. & Naudin :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?751. Accessed 22 November 2019.