Common Name: Indian Abutilon, Indian Mallow, Country Mallow, Abutilon. Scientific Name: Abutilon indicum. Family: Malvaceae. Genus: Abutilon. Synonyms: Sida indica L. Plant type: Perennials, Herbs, Shrubs. Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m). Flower color: Bright yellow, Orange-yellow. Flowering time: August to September.
Abutilon indicum (Indian Abutilon, Indian Mallow) is a small shrub in the Malvaceae family, The velvety leaves are 1"-2" wide, circular-ovate or heart-shaped,alternately arranged. The flowers are yellow-orange. This plant is often used as a medicinal plant.