Abutilon Mill.

30 species in Aust. (28 native, 2 naturalized); all states and territories except Tas.

Shrubs or herbs, usually softly pubescent with stellate hairs. Stipules subulate, caducous. Flowers solitary or 2 together on pedicels which articulate near the top. Epicalyx absent. Petals yellow. Ovary usually 5-locular or more. Fruit a schizocarpic capsule, with 2 seeds per loculus.