African Plant Database

Hibiscus altissimus Hornby
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Hibiscus furcatus auct. sensu Harv., non Roxb.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody scrambler over bushes; stems nearly 10 m long, aculeate.
Ecology : Semi-evergreen riverine woodland. S. Africa. Very near H. rostellatus.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Climber, Scrambler- Ht 9.14 - 10 m. Alt 30 - 1200 m. Distribution: KN, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 440-441

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29[1]: 53 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 81405
Record n°81405
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