Abutilon californicum Benth.

First published in Bot. Voy. Sulphur: 8 (1844)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Mexico (and Island Socorro). It is a shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Levin, G.A. & Moran, R. (1989). The vascular flora of isla Socorro, Mexico: 1-71. Dept. of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Abutilon theophrasti.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Levin, G.A. & Moran, R. (1989). The vascular flora of isla Socorro, Mexico: 1-71. Dept. of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 2, 1937 Hinds [s.n.], Baja California K000328688 Unknown type material Yes
Moran, R.V. [7075], Mexico K001105640 No
Purpus, C.A. [34], Mexico K001105645 No
Fryxell, P. [3073], Mexico K001105642 No
Anthony, A.W. [332], Mexico K001105646 No
Purpus, C.A. [505], Mexico K001105648 No
Carlquist, S. [381], Mexico K001105641 No
Constance, L. [3172], Mexico K001105649 No
Purpus, C.A. [293], Mexico K001105647 No
Mason, H.L. [1911], Mexico K001105639 No
Wiggins, I.L. [15215], Mexico K001105644 No
Wiggins, I.L. [15396], Mexico K001105643 No
Palmer, E. [410], Mexico K001134033 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0