Latin name: Abutilon abutiloides (Jacq.) Garcke ex. Britt & Wilson
Pronunciation: ab-YOO-til-on ab-yoo-til-OH-i-dees
Common name: Shrubby indian mallow, Pintapan
Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
Habitat: In rocky crevices on desert hillsides, native to Arizona and Mexico
Blooming period: Spring, summer, fall
Name derivations: 1) Abutilon 2) abutiloides
NOTE: These plants were photographed in Little Blair Valley, Anza-Borrego, and were probably originally transported accidentally by a traveller. They have not been observed in any other location in California. The Jepson Manual does not currently include them in the California flora.