Abutilon mollicomum

(Willdenow) Sweet

Hort. Brit.,54. 1826

Common names: Pintapán cimarrón
Basionyms: Sida mollicoma
Found 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


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.



Facts about "Abutilon mollicomum"
AuthorPaul A. Fryxell† + and Steven R. Hill +
BasionymSida mollicoma +
Common namePintapán cimarrón +
Elevation500–2200 m +
HabitatOpen desert habitats, along water courses +
IllustratorLinny Heagy +
PhenologyFlowering late summer. +
ReferenceNone +
Taxon nameAbutilon mollicomum +
Taxon parentAbutilon +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 6 +