Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. moschatus

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Abelmoschus moschatus
  • Subspecies : moschatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.
  • Common name : Musk Mallow
  • Vernacular name : Latakasturika (San.); Latakasturi (Hin.); Kasturi bende (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9709, HFP 1949
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Key identification features : Tall herbs clothed with hirsute hairs on stem and on the palmately compund leaves; Flowers are axillary, solitary. Calyx spathaceous, toothed at the apex. Corolla is yellow with purplish center. Anthers are yellow. Fruit is a long-oblong, penta-angled, hairy capsules turning blackish when ripe; Seeds are reniform, ribbed and blackish.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : South-east Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Nagpuri (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Davanagere, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Comments

All fields are required







Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Karnataka by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in.