African Plant Database

Hibiscus dongolensis Delile
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus lunarifolius var. dongolensis (Delile) Hochr.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus fallacinus Chiov.
=Hibiscus neumannii Ulbr. (1922)
=Hibiscus campanulifolius Ulbr. (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby, woody, perennial herb or shrub 1-2 m tall.
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Ecology : Woodland; alluvial flats; marshy grassland and Acacia drepanolobium grassland on black cotton or alluvial soil; secondary and degraded Acacia- Combretum woodland and bushland; edges of upland forest; coastal dunes; roadsides, 40-2000 m alt. Arabia.
  Intermediates exist between this species and H. lunarifolius.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht 0.4 - 2 m. Alt 155 - 1350 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 458-459
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 66 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).
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carte afrique num 81428
Record n°81428
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