Abutilon pictum Medicinal Uses

Abutilon pictum

Abutilon pictum (Gillies ex Hook.) Walp.

In this article we will discuss about the Abutilon pictum :- common name, scientific name, medicinal uses and photos.

Common name

  • English: Painted Mallow, Indian mallow, Flowering maple

Scientific name

  • Name: Abutilon pictum (Gillies ex Hook.) Walp.
  • Family: Malvaceae (mallow family)
  • Synonyms: Sida picta, Abutilon venosum, Abutilon thompsonii

Abutilon pictum Medicinal Uses

  • An infusion of the open flower is drunk as a remedy for headaches

Other Uses

  • Cultivated as an ornamental plant.
  • The flowers are edible, raw or cooked.

Painted Mallow Photos

Abutilon pictum

Abutilon pictum

Abutilon pictum

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