A multipurpose plant, valued especially for its essential oil, but also providing food, medicines and a range of commodities. It is widely cultivated in tropical. Abelmoschus moschatus is a weedy, herbaceous plant that is native to India, parts of China and tropical Asia, and some Pacific islands. Abelmoschus moschatus. Malvaceae. Medik. LOCAL NAMES. Arabic (hhabb el misk,anbar bûl); Chinese (ye you ma,shan you ma,huang ku,huang kai); English .

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Seeds reniformlongitudinally striated. Describes research on the production of abelmoxchus commercial varieties of A. Fruits 5-lobed, about 33 mm long, hairy, epicalyx persistent at the base.

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Total yields of oil are not given[K]. Abelmoschus pseudoabelmoschus Blume Walp. Tue Sep 8 It can grow up to 1.

List Abelmoschus abelmoschus L. The oil is f high econmic value[]. An on-line version is also available. This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat When large enough to handle, prick out the seedlings into individual pots of rich soil and plant them out after the last expected frosts[K].


Stem clothed in long mm translucent hairs. The roots, seeds and sometimes leaves, are used in traditional Indian medicines for a variety of illnesses, including intestinal complaints, constipation, dyspepsia and gonorrhea Oudhia, The Global Compendium of Weeds: Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July in a frame[]. Not for the casual reader. Please view the copyright link for more information.

Good descriptions of the plants with terse notes on their uses. Close-up of the flower Photograph by: Hu Abelmoschus haenkeanus C.

It is regarded as weedy outside of its natural habitats and will colonise in disturbed and cultivated areas [86]. First pair of true leaves clothed in erect white hairs, margin crenate. Usually grows in open forest but occasionally abelmoechus in monsoon forest and vine thickets. These flower in the summer[].

Abelmoschus moschatus Musk Mallow,Musk Okra PFAF Plant Database

Handbook abelmoshcus Ayurvedic Medicinal Plants: This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. In addition to the botanical information the flora also moscuatus basic information on habitat and some uses. Contains a very wide range of conventional and unconventional food plants including tropical and where they can be obtained mainly N. Stem, petiolehypocotyl and upper and lower surfaces of the cotyledons clothed in erect white hairs.


Abelmoschus moschatus

Ad rivulos silvaticos juxta partem superiorem fluvii Brisbane et ad promontorium Point Aeblmoschus. Basic information on the cultivation and use of A. Hibiscus longifolius tuberosus Span. We are currently updating this section.

Abelmoschus moschatus – Musk Mallow

Abelmoschus moschatus is an herbaceous trailing plant that grows to 2m in diameter with soft, mosdhatus stems. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Applied Entomological Zoology 39 1: Ripe seed capsule Photograph by: So long as these winters are not too cold, however, it can usually be grown as a herbaceous perennial with new shoots being produced freely from the root-stock.