African Plant Database

Hibiscus lobatus (Murray) Kuntze
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 19 (1898) 
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Basionym : Solandra lobata Murray
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Solandra lobata Murray (1785)
 Hibiscus lobatus (Murray) Kuntze var. lobatus
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Hibiscus solandra L'Hér. (1789)
=*Hibiscus abyssinicus Steud. (1840)
=Laguna abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Hibiscus ochroleucus Baker (1882)
=Hibiscus parkeri Baker (1882)
Taxon infra-specific
Hibiscus lobatus var. sinuatus Hochr. (1900)
Hibiscus lobatus (Murray) Kuntze var. lobatus
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, rather laxly branched, annual herb, 40-60-130 cm tall.
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Ecology : Open forest, wooded savanna; riverine forest; scree slopes; fallow land; also weed; river valleys; roadsides; ±300-1400 m alt. . Has not been collected in Ethiopia since 1854; in Senegal the plant was collected once in the early 19th century.
  Botswana; Madagascar; tropical Asia
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Herb- Ht 0.5 - 1.3 m. Alt 300 - 1400 m. Distribution: BOT
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 445-446
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 74 (2009).
More info on :
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 81441
Record n°81441
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