ABUTILON CORDATUM, J. Yellow Mallow. (Sida abutilon of L.) Common from Canada to Mexico. Equivalent of Malva or common Mallow, being mucilaginous, emollient, and demulcent. A tea is used in Virginia for internal inflammations, stranguary, gonorrhoea, &c. The leaves are edible, the negroes use them in the South in soup, gombos and and calalous. It was one of the plants affording a kind of hemp to the Southern Indians to make nets, fringes, coarse twist cloth, and the frame of the finer feather mantles.