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.