African Plant Database

Hibiscus mutatus N.E. Br.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 99 (1906)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 2-2,5(-5) m tall.
Ecology : Open woodland and bush; 1370 m alt. Botswana, Namibia. Beautiful with pure white flowers turning pink with age; common near Rhodes’ Grave, Zimbabwe (20°30’S ??28°30’E).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht 0.6 - 2.5 m. Alt 610 - 1500 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]: 456
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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