African Plant Database

Hibiscus rhabdotospermus Garcke
Protologue : Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 7: 839 (1849)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus cordatus Hochst. ex Webb
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus mossamedensis (Hiern) Exell & Mendonça
=Hibiscus rhabdotospermus var. mossamedensis Hiern
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb to 1(-2) m tall.
Ecology : Riverbanks and alluvial flats; Acacia woodland on clay; sandy depressions; 300-1400 m alt. Namibia, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Herb- Ht 1 - 2 m. Alt 610 - 1000 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 466
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 69 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 81472
Record n°81472
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