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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. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in neotropics)

    Other (probable origin Brazil)

References:

  1. Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  2. Camargo, L. A. G. Catalogo ilustrado de las plantas de Cundinamarca (Colombia). (F Cundin)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  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 Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=751. Accessed 14 August 2018.