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Abutilon menziesii

Abutilon menziesii Seem.

Ko'oloa 'Ula, Kooloa Ula, Red Ilima

Malvaceae (Mallow family)


USDA Symbol: ABME2

USDA Native Status: HI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Dry forests.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1SK
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (HI)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Abutilon menziesii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abutilon menziesii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abutilon menziesii


Record Modified: 2021-01-03
Research By: CBR

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