TAXONOMIC REVISION OF Abutilon (Malvoideae) OF MALVACEAE SENSU LATO IN TOOR AL-BAHA DISTRICT, LAHEJ GOVERNORATE, YEMEN

Authors

  • Othman Saad Saeed Al-Hawshabi Dept. of Biology, Faculty of Science, Aden University, P. O. Box 6235, Khormaksar, Aden, Yemen

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47372/ejua-ba.2023.4.299

Keywords:

Taxonomic Revision, Malvaceae s.l., Sub-families, Corchorus, Species, Toor Al-Baha, Lahij, Yemen

Abstract

The current study presents a taxonomic revision of the genus Abutilon, subfamily Malvoideae, Malvaceae s.l.) in Toor Al-Baha district, Lahij Governorate, Yemen, during May 2009 to November 2021, based on about 63 specimens was conducted. Four species were recognized to the study area (A. bidentatum, A. figarianum, A. fruticosum, A. graveolens). The morphological characteristics of the vegetative and reproductive parts were proved to have high taxonomic significance in distinguishing between four species belonging to the genus of Abutilon. An artificial key to the four species, full species descriptions, photos, updated names, synonymy, local names.

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Published

2024-01-03

How to Cite

الحوشبي ع. س. س. (2024). TAXONOMIC REVISION OF Abutilon (Malvoideae) OF MALVACEAE SENSU LATO IN TOOR AL-BAHA DISTRICT, LAHEJ GOVERNORATE, YEMEN. Electronic Journal of University of Aden for Basic and Applied Sciences, 4(4), 323–332. https://doi.org/10.47372/ejua-ba.2023.4.299