African Plant Database

Hibiscus caesius Garcke var. caesius
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus caesius Garcke (1849)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus gibsonii Stocks ex Harv.
=Hibiscus pentaphyllus F. Muell. (1860), non Roxb. (1832)
=Hibiscus caesius var. genuinus Hochr.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht 0.45 - 2 m. Alt 215 - 1400 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, NW

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 461-462

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 111 (1985).
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