Also known as Abutilon indicum subsp. albescens
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Form and Size: Woody shrub to 2m in height.
Distribution: Northern areas of Qld., N.T., and WA.
Leaves: Alternate, large, heart-shaped, velvety, to approx. 20cm x 20cm; green above, whitish-grey under; tip is elongated and pointed.
Bark: Smooth, green-grey.
Flowers: Bright yellow, 5-6cm diameter; borne individually on stalks about 9cm long.
Flowering Period: March to July.
Fruit: Capsule, dry, papery, 1.5-3.5cm in diameter, numerous hairy segments each containing 1-3 grey seeds.
Distinctive Features: Large leaves, flattened Hibiscus-like flower.
Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from seed or cuttings. Requires a warm, sunny position and well drained soil.