University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Abelmoschus moschatus

Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.  [Unverified Identification]

Family Malvaceae
Habit Herb
Habitat Agricultural areas, wetlands, marshy areas to forest edges
Ethnobotanical Uses OTHERS: oil obtained from seeds processed as a muck-like substance for perfumes;
Collected from Bayabas, Sablan, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) John Eric M. Cudia