African Plant Database

Hibiscus praeteritus R. A. Dyer
Protologue : Fl. Pl. South Africa 11: t. 436 (1931)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus okavangensis Exell (1959) (SA = accepted; TA = rejected)
=*Hibiscus micranthus auct. sensu Baker f. p.p., non L.f.sensu Baker p.p.
=Hibiscus hirtus subsp. africanus Cufod.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Virgate perennial herb to 2 m tall.
Ecology : Margins of rivers; 60-850 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:biennial-Herb- Ht 0.6 - 2 m. Alt 290 - 1310 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 454-455

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 11: t.436 (1931).
  • Bothalia 3: 245 (1937).
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 81470
Record n°81470
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