Abutilon mollicomum

(Willdenow) Sweet

Hort. Brit., 54. 1826

Common names: Pintapán cimarrón
Basionyms: Sida mollicoma Willdenow Enum. Pl., 725. 1809
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 224. Mentioned on page 221.
Shrubs, 1–2 m. Stems erect, prominently hirsute, with simple hairs 2–4 mm. Leaves: stipules subulate, 5–9 mm; petiole subequal to blade, prominently hirsute; blade markedly discolorous, broadly ovate or 3–5-angulate, mostly 10–20 cm, ± as long as wide, base cordate, margins irregularly crenate-serrate, apex acuminate, surfaces minutely stellate-pubescent.

Phenology: Flowering late summer.
Habitat: Open desert habitats, along water courses
Elevation: 500–2200 m


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Ariz., N.Mex., Tex., Mexico (Chihuahua, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Sonora, Veracruz).


Abutilon mollicomum occurs principally in Chihuahua and Sonora and in adjacent Arizona and New Mexico.

Selected References


Lower Taxa


Facts about "Abutilon mollicomum"
AuthorPaul A. Fryxell† + and Steven R. Hill +
Authority(Willdenow) Sweet +
BasionymsSida mollicoma +
Common namePintapán cimarrón +
DistributionAriz. +, N.Mex. +, Tex. +, Mexico (Chihuahua +, Guerrero +, Oaxaca +, Sonora + and Veracruz). +
Elevation500–2200 m +
HabitatOpen desert habitats, along water courses +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorLinny Heagy +
PhenologyFlowering late summer. +
Publication titleHort. Brit., +
Publication year1826 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V6/V6 397.xml +
Special statusIllustrated +
SynonymsMallow +
Taxon familyMalvaceae +
Taxon nameAbutilon mollicomum +
Taxon parentAbutilon +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 6 +