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Although native to South America, the redvein abutilon (Abutilon pictum) is a popular horticultural planting in Africa – admired for its colorful, hibiscus-like flowers. These flowers are lantern-shaped and (among wild species) can be yellow, orange, or occasionally red or pinkish in color; they all have pronounced venation on their petals. Abutilon flowers can grow alone, in pairs, or in small clusters and are a summer delight.