Abutilon (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Abrus
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Abutilon (Sturtevant, 1919)
Acacia


Abutilon esculentum A. St. Hil.

Malvaceae.

Brazil. The Brazilians eat the corolla of this native plant cooked as a vegetable.

Abutilon indicum Sweet

Old World tropics. The raw flowers are eaten in Arabia. The leaves contain a large quantity of mucilage.