African Plant Database

Hibiscus pusillus Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 2: 118 (1800) 
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus atromarginatus Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
=Hibiscus gossypinus Thunb. (1800)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 5-30 cm tall, with ±prostrate annual shoots from a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Mopane woods; among rocks; 1370-1460 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Herb- Ht 0.05 - 0.5 m. Alt 15 - 2100 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 448
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