Taxon: Abutilon theophrasti Medik.

 
Genus: Abutilon
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 757
Place of publication: Malvenfam. 28. 1787
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 50 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat ()
  • Materials: fiber (fide Econ Bot 38:409. 1984; P. Fryxell, pers. comm.)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Montenegro, Romania


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iraq
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • North America


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:166-167.
  4. Brink, M. & R. P. Escobin, eds. 2003. Fibre plants (Pl Res SEAs) 17:244.
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  10. Fryxell, P. A. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  15. International Development Consortium Invasive species compendium (on-line resource). (Invasive Spec Comp)
  16. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  18. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  20. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:74.
  21. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  22. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  24. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  25. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  26. Spencer, N. R. 1984. Velvetleaf, Abutilon theophrasti (Malvaceae), history and economic impact in the United States Econ. Bot. 38:407-416.
  27. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=757. Accessed 18 June 2018.