English name: Abutilon; Indian mallow; Country mallow.
Region: India, Sri Lanka.
Habitat: elevation of 1000 to 1500 meters.
Shrub, medium sized; perennial; up to 2 meters tall; covered with minute hairs; taste sweet; oily, slimy, heavy.
Stem: many branched.
Leaves: alternate, cordate and acute; vary in size.
Inflorescence: solitary found in leaf axils.
Flowers: yellowish; 5 petals.
Fruits: 15 to 20 chambers, arranged spirally.
Seeds: blackish brown.