, Abutilon persicum
Abutilon persicum is a shrub with large rounded heart shaped leaves growing upto 2 m tall with beautiful yellow flowers borne at the top. It can be found growing in roadside clearings and open areas in evergreen and semi-evergreen forests of the Western ghats and other parts of India and south-east Asia excluding the cold regions.
Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.
||Leaves pubescent, lower leaves ovate-cordate, to 15 cm long; upper ovate to lanceolate, crenate-dentate, velutinous below and glabrescent above, basally 5-9 nerved.
||Color and composition
||3.5 - 4.5 cm across
||Petals yellow, obovate. FLowering starts post monsoon, November to April
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