African Plant Database

Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 694 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus tiliaceus L. subsp. tiliaceus
 Paritium tiliaceum (L.) A. St.-Hil.
Taxon infra-specific
Hibiscus tiliaceus L. subsp. tiliaceus
Hibiscus tiliaceus subsp. elatus (Hochr.) Borss. Waalk.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy shrub or tree 4-10(-15) m tall and broad.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Coastal sands; mangroves (edges); coastal formations with ferns; brackish ground; sea-shores, usually along the margins of watercourses or in tidal zone thickets; mud flats; near high water mark. (see more in the original book)
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Comoros, Africa, Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 37 (2009).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 175684
Record n°175684 modified 2007-04-03
Feedback about this record