Boater bush, buff coat, leather coat, monkey bush, Sleepy Morning, velvet leaf, marsh-mallow, boater bush;


21092011-BS-1 A Shrub for id from Tirupati (AP): pls id this shrub from Tirupati area, growing wildly there

yellow flowers were small about 4-6 cm

As pictures were taken 8-9 months back dont remember much information

Waltheria Sp. of Sterculiaceae ????????

This is Waltheria indica



Flora of Madhya Pradesh: 03022012-BS-1 Herb for id from Maihar MP :

A herb for id. Growing abundantly and wildly in nearby forest area
Flower yellow less than 0.5cm.

pls id

This is Waltheria indica. Will send my photographs of this later.

Have this on my property at Shahapur. This was identified for me by …



Nagamalai 310313 TBN 1 a for id : 2 images.  3 posts by 2 authors.
Please identify this plant details of which are as follows:
Date : 30.09.12                                                            
Location :Nagamalai hills , near Madurai
Altitude :600 ft
Habitat :wild scrub
Habit :under shrub
Height :2 feet
Leaves :as depicted
Flowers :yellow ?actinomorphic
Fruits :,not seen

Local name :do not know

Waltheria indica (Malvaceae).

Plant of Central Java 22 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).

We want to know the name of the following shrub please. Loc. Banyumas.

Please check Waltheria indica L.

Thank you very much, …


ANAUG31 Plant with small yellow flowers for ID : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Plant was found within the forest
Bannerghatta national park (Camp geedee)
August 17th 2014

Corchorus sp.? – Suggested by … on Facebook.

This could be Waltheria indica. A similar looking posting of mine was identified as this sp.

Yes sir, Matches perfectly.


Malvaceae week Waltheria indica from Nasik : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)

attaching image of Waltheria indica from nasik

bush with yellow flowers for id mm11 02 12 2018 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
I would appreciate help in identifying this bush with small yellow flowers.

It was seen growing on the road that passes thru Chinnar WLS, Kerala. Chinnar straddles the Nilgiris and falls in the rain shadow area of the Western Ghats

Pl. check comparative images at

thank you for the suggestion. I went thru the Triumfettas but couldn’t find an appropriate match

Waltheria indica

Puducherry  near sea coast

Date: October 15, 2019 … Altitude range: about 0 – 3 m (0 – 10 feet) asl

Waltheria indica  L.

Many thanks to … for help with ID at facebook.

Very common in East coast areas (wild) of Southern region.


Satpuras; 1/1/2021

Related to Melochia sp. ?

Waltheria indica

Waltheria indica


Waltheria indica from Kaikondrahalli lake Bangalore-GS01022022-1: 6 high es. images.
Waltheria indica photographed from Kaikondrahalli lake Bangalore, 19-9-2015



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