Scientific name Herissantia
Higher classification Mallows
|Similar Herissantia crispa, Mallows, Wissadula, Bastardia, Palaua|
Herissantia is a small genus of flowering plants in the mallow family sometimes referred to as bladder mallows. These are five species of annual and perennial herbs with trailing stems and bladderlike fruits. They are native to the tropical and warm temperate Americas. The most widely distributed species is Herissantia crispa, which can be found on other continents as an introduced species.
Some species have synonymy in genus Abutilon.