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Abroma augustum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Sterculiaceae
Scientific name  Abroma augusta
Rank  Species
Order  Malvales
Genus  Abroma
Higher classification  Abroma
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Similar  Abroma, Sterculiaceae, Aconitum ferox, Achyranthes, Acalypha indica

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Abroma augustum, sometimes written Abroma augusta, Devil's cotton, is a species of Abroma (Sterculiaceae, or Malvaceae in some classifications). It has dark red flowers with an characteristic and unusual appearance. It is widely distributed in Asia. It was previously thought to grow in north Queensland but the most recent survey did not find it.

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The leaves and stems are covered with soft bristly hairs that are very irritating to the touch. The bark yields a jute-like fiber.

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Cultivation

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In the greenhouse, plants bloom from late spring to early summer. Dark maroon flowers are formed in terminal panicles. Individual flowers are up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) across.

Abroma augustum is propagated from seed. Seed germinate in 21–30 days at 72 °F (24 °C).

Uses

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It is a medicinal plant with a wide variety of reported uses, including as an abortifacient and for treating uterine disorders, diabetes, rheumatic joint pain, headaches with sinusitis, dysmenorrhoea, gonorrhea, stomachache, diabetes and dermatitis.

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References

Abroma augustum Wikipedia


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