African Plant Database


Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 695 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Hibiscus cannabinus Hiern non L. p.p. quoad specim. Welwitsch 5263
=Hibiscus masuianus De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Hibiscus sabdariffa var. albus A. Howard & G. Howard
=Hibiscus sabdariffa var. intermedius A. Howard & G. Howard
=Hibiscus sabdariffa var. ruber A. Howard & G. Howard
=Hibiscus sabdariffa var. bhaghalpuriensis A. Howard & G. Howard
=Hibiscus sabdariffa var. altissima Wester
=Hibiscus palmatilobus Baill. (1885)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Herb- Ht 1.5 - 4.5 m. Distribution: NAM, GA, NW
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australasia/Pacific,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 441

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 47 (1986).
  • Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29[1]: 65-66 (1999).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 108 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • 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 The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 81476
 
Record n°81476
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