Corynabutilon vitifolium (Cav.) Kearney

Shrubs or small trees to 5 m or so tall. New growth white hairy. Leaves palmately 3, 5 or 7 lobed; margins toothed. Flowers solitary or several together on stalks about 15 cm long. Petals pale lilac- or purplish-blue. [Corynabutilon vitifolium (Cav.) Kearney]

C Coastal Chile

Style branches flattened at the tip, club-shaped.

VIC: Dandenongs ('Pirianda')


A. ×suntense C. Brickell is a hybrid between A. ochsenii and A. vitifolium and is occasionally available.

Source: Marshall, L. (1997). Abutilon. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press. (as Abutilon vitifolium)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malvales
family       Malvaceae
genus        Corynabutilon