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Abutilon  n.  (Bot.) A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; called also Indian mallow.

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... the last of those wrested from Baber in 1542. Some of the rooms are still habitable, but the greater part are ruinous, and covered with climbers, both of wild flowers and of the naturalised garden plants of the adjoining shrubbery; the Arbor-tristis, with Hibiscus, Abutilon, etc., and above all, the little yellow-flowered Linaria ramosissima, crawling over every ruined wall, as we see the walls of our old English castles clothed with its ...
— Himalayan Journals (Complete) • J. D. Hooker

... fragrans. Br. Dahome. Alsodeia sp. Congo. Flacourtia sp. Dahome. Polygala avenaria, Willd. Congo. Polycarpaea linearifolia Dahome (not laid in). Seda cordifolia, L. Congo. Seda an S. humilis (?) Ditto. Seda urens, L. Ditto. Abutilon sp. Ditto. Urena lobata, L. Annabom and Congo. Hibiscus cannabinus, L. Dahome. Hibiscus vitifolius, L. Congo. Hibiscus (Abelmoschus) Moschatus, Moench Ditto. Hibiscus aff. H. Sabdariffae Dahome. Gossypium sp. Congo. Walthenia Indica, L. Dahome. Walthenia (?) Congo. Triumfetta rhomboidea (?) Congo, ...
— Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... defiance at, you from the same root. Plant corn in August, and it will go forward with its preparations as if it had the whole season before it. Not so with the weeds; they have learned better. If amaranth, or abutilon, or burdock gets a late start, it makes great haste to develop its seed; it foregoes its tall stalk and wide flaunting growth, and turns all its energies into keeping up the succession of the species. Certain fields ...
— The Writings of John Burroughs • John Burroughs

Words linked to "Abutilon" :   butter-print, dilleniid dicot genus, velvetleaf, China jute, mallow family, family Malvaceae, Malvaceae, Abutilon theophrasti, velvet-leaf, velvetweed, Indian mallow, genus Abutilon

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