African Plant Database

Hibiscus engleri K. Schum.
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 69 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Hibiscus cordatus Harv. (1860) non D.Dietr., nec Hochst. ex Webb(1860), non D.Dietr. (1847), nec Hochst. ex Webb (1854)
=Hibiscus irritans R. A. Dyer
=Hibiscus subphysaloides Hochr. (1917)
=Hibiscus microcalycinus Ulbr. (1922)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb to ±1,5 m tall; with highly irritant starshaped hairs.
Ecology : Dry bush; 600-1435 m alt. S. Africa, Botswana, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Herb- Ht 0.05 - 5 m. Alt 185 - 1705 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 467-468

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 27: t.1050 (1948).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 81430
Record n°81430
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