Name: Abutilon indicum (Linn.)

  1. Common name: Indian mallow
  2. Vernacular name:
  3. Family: Malvaceae
  4. Habit: An erect shrub
  5. Habitat: Present in sub-Himalayan tract and hills up to 1,200 m and hotter parts of India.
  6. Flower:January to October
  7. Fruit:March to December
  8. Parts used: Roots bark and leaves
  9. Distribution:Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu.
  10. Uses: Used in the treatment of leprosy,urinarydisease,jaundice,pils,relievingthirst,cleaning wounds and ulcers,vaginalinfection,diarrhea,rheumatism and mumps.