Abutilon esculentum. Abutilon indicum.

Abutilon esculentum A. St. Hil. Malvaceae.

Brazil. The Brazilians eat the corolla of this native plant cooked as a vegetable.

Abutilon indicum Sweet

Old World tropics. The raw flowers are eaten in Arabia. The leaves contain a large quantity of mucilage.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.