This native shrub is commonly known as small flowered abutilon.
Abutilon micropetalum is described as a "higher dicot" in the Malvaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Australia’s Virtual Herbarium distribution is north of Biggenden. Reported at Gigoomgan.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Gigoomgan.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.