Species Details

Abutilon abutiloides

shrubby Indian mallow

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Scientific Name:
Abutilon abutiloides (Jacq.) Garcke ex Hochr.
Common Name:
shrubby Indian mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL02010
USDA Plants Symbol: ABAB
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Aug-Nov
Elevation:
855 - 900 meters
2805 - 2955 feet
General Habitat:
  • Sonoran desert scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Rocky
Notes:
First collected in California by L. Hendrickson in 2003; identification confirmed by J. Rebman in 2014. Similar to A. palmeri in CA; distinguished in having roughly pubescent leaf blades (vs. softly tomentose) and styles that contain 8-10 branches (vs. 10-12). See Annuaire du Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de Genève 6:22 (1902) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), California (CA), Sonora, Mexico (SO), Texas (TX)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Earthquake Valley (3311614)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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