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Hibiscus micranthus L. f.
Family : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Suppl. Pl. 308, 310 (1782) 
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus micranthus L. f. var. micranthus
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus clandestinus Cav.
=Hibiscus micranthus var. clandestinus (Cav.) Maire (1941)
=Hibiscus gossypinus DC. (1824)
=Hibiscus pavoniformis Baill. (1885)
=Hibiscus capillipes Mattei (1916)
=Hibiscus micranthus var. hermanniaefolius Hochst. ex Cufod.
=Hibiscus micranthus var. parvifolius (Hochst. ex Anders.) Cufod.
=Hibiscus parvifolius Hochst. ex T. Anderson
=Hibiscus hermanniaefolius Hochst.
=Hibiscus micranthus var. lepineyi Sauvage (1949)
=Hibiscus micranthus var. subclandestinus Maire (1941)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Hibiscus micranthus L. f. var. micranthus
Hibiscus micranthus var. rigidus (L. f.) Cufod.
Hibiscus micranthus var. alii S. Abedin (1980)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb or subshrub to 2 m tall.
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Ecology : Acacia bushland, coastal and inland; stream banks and beds; also ruderal weed; on a multitude of different soils (alluvial, sand); woodland; 1-2000 m alt. Dry zones in tropical Africa; S. Africa, Botswana; Madagascar; Socotra; from Egypt, Arabia to India.
  very variable.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 47 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. Etat 7: 168 (1920)  
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 25: C.1609, 297 (1934) 
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa (1963). FLORE DE L'ALGÉRIE et des régions désertiques méridionales 2: 624 
  • Berhaut (1967). Flore du Sénégal.
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Fl. Mauritanie 1: 270 (1991).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 135 
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 102
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 135 
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 288
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 288
 
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Map
carte afrique num 175688
 
Record n°175688
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