Abutilon mollicomum

(Willdenow) Sweet

Hort. Brit., 54. 1826

Common names: Pintapán cimarrón
Selected by author to be illustrated
Basionyms: Sida mollicoma Willdenow
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 224. Mentioned on page 221.
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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.



Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.