Abutilon sandwicense

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Greenflower Indian Mallow
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A Abutilon sandwicense flower.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Abutilon
Species: A. sandwicense
Binomial name
Abutilon sandwicense
(O.Deg.) Christoph.

Abutilon sandwicense, commonly known as the Greenflower Indian Mallow, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae, that is endemic to the island of Oʻahu, Hawaii, in the United States.[2] It inhabits dry forests on the slopes of the Waiʻanae Range at elevations of 400–600 m (1,300–2,000 ft). Associated plants include lama (Diospyros sandwicensis), ēlama (D. hillebrandii), māmaki (Pipturus albidus), kalia (Elaeocarpus bifidus), āulu (Sapindus oahuensis), olopua (Nestegis sandwicensis), and alaheʻe (Psydrax odorata). Greenflower Indian Mallow is a shrub, reaching a height of 1.5–3 m (4.9–9.8 ft).[3] It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Bruegmann, M.M. & Caraway, V. (2003). "Abutilon sandwicense". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Abutilon sandwicense". Plants of Hawaii. Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project. 2008-02-24. Retrieved 2008-07-05. 
  3. ^ "Abutilon sandwicense". CPC National Collection Plant Profiles. Center for Plant Conservation. 2008-07-22. Retrieved 2009-11-14. 

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