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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Hibisceae
Genus: Abelmoschus
Species: Abelmoschus tuberculatus
Varietates: A. t. var. deltoidefolius – A. t. var. tuberculatus

Abelmoschus tuberculatus Pal & H.B.Singh, Bot. Gaz. 113(4): 458, figs. 1–13. 1952

Often confused with A. esculentus but with a different karyotype (2n=58 versus 2n=130), and hybrids are sterile (Hinsley 2013).

Hinsley, S.R. 2013. Abelmoschus Notes. Malvaceae Info. Accessed: 2013 Feb 17 [1].
Pal, B.P., Singh, H.B. & Swarup, V. 1952. Taxonomic relationships and breeding possibilities of species of Abelmoschus related to okra (A. esculentus). Botanical Gazette 113(4): 455–464 (458!).
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Abelmoschus tuberculatus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

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