Abutilon ranadei Woodrow & Stapf

Ghanti mudra



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Maharashtra, India (western)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Woodrow, G.M. & Stapf, O. (1894). Abutilon ranadei. Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew. 87: 99.


Other references:

Ahmedullah, M. & Nayar, M.P. (1986). Endemic plants of Indian region Vol. 1. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Bachulkar, M.P. & Yadav, S.R. (1997). Record of Abutilon ranadei Woodrow & Stapf in an area other than the type locality. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 94: 591-592.

Cooke, T. (1901). The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London.

Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Humphreys, Aelys M. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Mishra, D.K. & Singh, N.P. (2001). Endemic and Threatened Flowering Plants of Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Mistry, M.K. & Almeida, S.M. (1989). Some rare, endangered and threatened plant species from Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 86: 478-479.

Nayar, M.P. & Sastry, A.R.K. (1987). Red Data Book of Indian Plants Vol. 1. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Paul, T.K. (1993). Malvaceae. In: Flora of India Vol. 3, eds. B.D. Sharma & M. Sanjappa, pp. 256-394. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta.

Punekar, S.A., Kavade, S.P. & Jagdale, R.P. (2001). Collection of an endemic rare species Abutilon ranadei Woodrow & Stapf (Malvaceae). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 25: 261-263.

Tetali, P., Tetali, S., Joshi, P.V., Kulkarni, S., Lakshminarasimhan, P. & Prasanna, P.V. (2004). Ecological and conservation studies of Abutilon ranadei Woodr. et Stapf. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 101: 344-352.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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