African Plant Database

Hibiscus caesius Garcke
Protologue : Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 7: 850 (1849)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus caesius Garcke var. caesius
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus gibsonii Stocks ex Harv.
=Hibiscus pentaphyllus F. Muell. (1860), non Roxb. (1832)
=Hibiscus caesius var. genuinus Hochr.
Taxon infra-specific
Hibiscus caesius Garcke var. caesius
Hibiscus caesius var. micropetala Gürke (1900)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 2 m tall, sometimes subscandent.
Ecology : Woodland and riverine fringes; 610-1750 m alt. Tropical and subtropical regions of the Old World. Comprises 2 vars.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 69 (2009).
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Record n°175687
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