Helicteres obtusa Wall., J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42: 62 (1873) (syn: Helicteres angustifolia var. obtusifolia (Wall. ex Kurz) King);
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China (S. Yunnan) to W. Indo-China: Andaman Is., China South-Central, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;
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Malvaceae herb from Kamorta ID..: 3 high res. images.
In Feb 2018 I have collected this specimen from Kamorta Island. Photos attached for identification. Need Identification help.


This appears to be Helicteres angustifolia L. [Malvaceae].


Yes, you’re right


Helicteres angustifolia var. obtusifolia (Wall. ex Kurz) King ??


I think you are right as per keys in Flora of China and POWO specimens- onetwo and CoL (Helicteres angustifolia var. obtusifolia (Wall. ex Kurz) King syn: Helicteres obtusa Wall.)


 

 

 


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References: POWO specimens- onetwo  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Flora of China  IBIS Flora
CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants: Common Names …

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