African Plant Database

Hibiscus cannabinus auct.
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Statuts nomenclatural : missapplied name
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hibiscus nigricaulis Baker f. (sensu Ulbr. & Fr., non L., p.p. quoad specim. Fries 954)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus nigricaulis Baker f. (1939)
=Hibiscus meeusei Exell (1959)
=*Hibiscus sabdariffa Mendonça & Torre non L. (1753), p.p. quoad specim. Mendonca 332 (LISC)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 442-443

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29[1]: 60 (1999).
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