Abutilon palmeri, with the common names Palmer's abutilon, superstition mallow, and Palmer's Indian mallow,) is a species of Abutilon native the Southwestern United States and Northwestern Mexico.
Abutilon palmeri is a dense, round shrub growing 3–8 feet (0.91–2.44 m) high by 2–5 feet (0.61–1.52 m) wide.  Branch and stem parts are also pubescent with red-brown coloring to twigs; bark ranging green to brown.
The foliage is characterised by velvety heart-shaped (nearly round to cordate) leaves forming as alternates at meristems. The leaves are serrate, remarkable for dense woolly texture; pubescent; maintains velvety texture and bluish gray-green above and below.
The flowers are yellow (5 petals; yellow to orange) and cup-shaped; approximately one inch in size. Plant blooms for most of summer.
The plant produces a small fruit (1/2 inch approximate diameter); the fruit is round, capsular and multi-parted and covered with silky pubescence similar to foliage.
Abutilon palmeri is cultivated as an ornamental plant by specialty nurseries, for planting in native plant, water conserving, and wildlife gardens, and in natural landscaping projects in warm climates. 
- Media related to Abutilon palmeri at Wikimedia Commons
- Jepson Manual treatment for Abutilon palmeri
- CalFlora Database: Abutilon palmeri (Palmer's abutilon, Palmer's Indian mallow)
- USDA Plants Profile for Abutilon palmeri (Palmer's Indian mallow)
- Abutilon palmeri — UC Photos gallery
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