Overview

Comprehensive Description

Miscellaneous Details

Notes: Scrub jungles
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Brief

Flowering class: Dicot Habit: Shrub
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Distribution

"Karnataka: Belgaum, Hassan, Mysore Kerala: Idukki, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram"
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"Found in scrub jungles, arable or fallow fields and roadsides from plains to 500m. Common. India and Africa."
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Global Distribution

Paleotropics

Indian distribution

State - Kerala, District/s: Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram

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Distribution: India, Pakistan?, Burma, Ceylon and East Tropical Africa.
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Physical Description

Morphology

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Flower

In axillary, solitary; pink or white. Flowering throughout the year.

Fruit

A globose schizocarp, pubescent; seed 1 per mericarp, reniform. Fruiting throughout the year.

Field tips

Branchlets viscid, stellate-pubescent. Leaves 5-nerved from base. Epicalyx segments 8-12. Sap very sticky.

Leaf Arrangement

Alternate-distichous

Leaf Type

Simple or Plamately lobed

Leaf Shape

Ovate-suborbicular

Leaf Apex

Acute

Leaf Base

Cordate

Leaf Margin

Dentate-subentire

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Description

Erect herb, glandular hairy. Leaves cordate-ovate, 3-5 angled, 4-6 cm long, 5-7 cm broad. Flowers axillary, solitary or fascicled in the terminal branches. Bracts 10-12, linear. Calyx 5-lobed. Corolla pink, 2 times longer than calyx. Fruit globular; mericarps smooth, wingless.
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Diagnostic Description

Diagnostic

"Sub-shrubs, viscid tomentose. Leaves to 5 x 5 cm, orbicular, 3-5-angled, cordate at base, 3-7-nerved from base, densely hairy beneath; petiole 1-3 cm long. Flowers axillary, solitary, long-pedicelled; involucral bracts 10-12, 7-8 mm long, linear, ciliate; calyx 5-lobed, 2 mm long, ovate; corolla to 25 mm across, yellow; staminal tube short, oblique, anthers with long filaments; ovary 5-celled, ovule 1 in each cell, style 10-fid above; stigma capitate. Mericarps 5, 3 x 2 mm, trigonous, smooth."
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Diagnostic

"Habit: An erect subshrub, upto 1m."
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Diagnostic

Habit: Subshrub
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Ecology

Habitat

General Habitat

Scrub jungles and dry deciduous forests
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Life History and Behavior

Cyclicity

Flowering and fruiting: August-February
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pavonia odorata

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Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Uses

Medicinal
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Uses

White petals turn pink soon after drying.
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Notes

Comments

It has been recorded from Sind by Edgeworth (teste Masters, 1874). According to Burkill (1911) and Stewart (1972) it has also been reported from Sind by Stocks and from Lasbella, Baluchistan by Hughes-Buller. But I have not seen any specimen of this species from Pakistan.
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