Abutilon theophrasti

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMalvaceae
Family (Traditional)Malvaceae
GenusAbutilon
SpeciesAbutilon theophrasti Medik.
Common NameIndian Mallow, Velvet Leaf, velvetleaf
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Abutilon abutilon Abutilon abutilon (L.) Rusby
Abutilon avicennae Abutilon avicennae Gaertn.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bath (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Christian (KY), Estill (KY), Fayette (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Gallatin (KY), Henry (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Kenton (KY), Lewis (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Mercer (KY), Oldham (KY), Owen (KY), Pike (KY), Robertson (KY), Shelby (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Washington (KY), Woodford (KY), Carroll (TN), DeKalb (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henry (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lake (TN), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, SWMT, UCHT, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1963 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100540465 Pike Kentucky 12 Aug 1964 Elizabeth M. Browne
9168
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540416 Marion Kentucky 31 Aug 1997 Timothy J. Weckman
3758
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540457 Pike Kentucky 23 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10371
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540366 Fleming Kentucky 29 Sep 1963 Elizabeth M. Browne
8041
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540440 Mercer Kentucky 11 Oct 1993 David D. Taylor
17542
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540408 Jessamine Kentucky 16 Jul 1992 Peggy Welch
41
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540390 Jessamine Kentucky 24 Jul 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
11745
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
BEREA016590 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Abutilon theophrasti
BEREA016591 Shelby Kentucky
BEREA
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016169 Gallatin Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016165 Kenton Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016161 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016163 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016166 Hickman Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540382 Jefferson Kentucky 24 Aug 2006 Patricia D. Haragan
884
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540481 Robertson Kentucky 15 Aug 2002 T. J. Weckman
7643
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540499 Trigg Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Randy L. Mears
93-93
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540424 Mercer Kentucky 03 Aug 1991 David D. Taylor
16053
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540358 Estill Kentucky 09 Oct 1987 Richard G. Guetig
512
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540374 Madison Kentucky 15 Jul 1990 Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540432 Pike Kentucky 07 Oct 1965 Mary I. Spillman
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
31234100540473 Robertson Kentucky 05 Jul 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7398
EKY
Abutilon theophrasti
BEREA016589 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Abutilon theophrasti
BEREA016587 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Abutilon theophrasti
BEREA016588 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Abutilon theophrasti
BEREA016586 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016164 Bath Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
UCHT019585 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Abutilon theophrasti
31973000016168 Washington Kentucky
KNK
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0092677 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0081634 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0106315 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0107400 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009949 Trigg Kentucky 06 Sep 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009955 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009943 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009953 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0107944 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009956 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0081636 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009958 Todd Kentucky 25 Jul 1972 Lloyd Settle
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009959 Christian Kentucky 15 Aug 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0081633 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009946 Trigg Kentucky 06 Jul 1987 Edward Chester
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009954 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0107945 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0118938 Todd Kentucky 07 Jun 2019 Mason Brock
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009957 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0081637 Owen Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009948 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009951 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009944 Trigg Kentucky 10 Aug 1965 William H. Ellis
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0081638 Calloway Kentucky 01 Aug 1970
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009950 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
HTTU021829 Tennessee
HTTU
Abutilon theophrasti
HTTU010004 Kentucky
HTTU
Abutilon theophrasti
UTM01109 Tennessee
UTM
Abutilon abutilon
SWMT02466 Tennessee
SWMT
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0107946 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0107943 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009947 Stewart Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0081635 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009945 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
APSC0009952 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Abutilon theophrasti
HTTU010036 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Abutilon theophrasti
HTTU028491 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Abutilon theophrasti
HTTU028651 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Abutilon theophrasti
HTTU023936 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Abutilon theophrasti
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