A multipurpose plant, valued especially for its essential oil, but also providing food, medicines and a range of commodities. It is widely cultivated in tropical. Abelmoschus moschatus is a weedy, herbaceous plant that is native to India, parts of China and tropical Asia, and some Pacific islands. Abelmoschus moschatus. Malvaceae. Medik. LOCAL NAMES. Arabic (hhabb el misk,anbar bûl); Chinese (ye you ma,shan you ma,huang ku,huang kai); English .

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Management notes for this location. No more details are given, though the root is likely to have a bland flavour abelmoshcus a fibrous texture.

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Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Stem clothed in long mm translucent hairs. The Global Compendium of Weeds: Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from aabelmoschus use of plants.


Valued as an ornamental plant due to its colourful and attractive flowers Magnolia Gardens Nursery, Gray Hibiscus moschatus Medik. However, it has been known to cause photosensitivity so this use has been largely discontinued[].

Flowers last for one day only but are very prolific and flowering time depends on the timing of the wet season []. Seed – sow April in a greenhouse. Asia – Himalayas to China and Vietnam. Stipules hairy, about 2 mm long, caducous.

Natural populations

Tue Sep 8 Presl Abelmoschus todayensis Elmer Abelmoschus vanoverberghii Merr. A webpage for a nursery that sells A.

A New Flora of Fiji. Flowering moscgatus Photograph by: It is regarded as weedy outside of its natural habitats and will colonise in disturbed and cultivated areas [86]. Retrieved from ” https: Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. They last for only one day and their flowering depends on the timing of the wet season. In industry the root mucilage provides sizing for paper; tobacco is sometimes flavoured with the flowers.

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Abelmoschus moschatus Musk Mallow,Musk Okra PFAF Plant Database

Information on the yields from cultivated A. Please view the copyright link for more information. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Presl Hibiscus abelmoschus L.

QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Key descriptors for subsp. Muskdana or ambrette Abelmoschus moschatus: They are also said to be aphrodisiac[4, ].

Petioles about cm long. Our new book to be released soon aelmoschus Edible Shrubs.

Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Not for the casual reader.