African Plant Database


Hibiscus sidiformis Baill.
Family : MALVACEAE
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Solandra ternata Cav. (1788)
=Hibiscus ternatus (Cav.) Mast. (1868) (1868), non Cav. (1787)
=Hibiscus ambongoensis Baill. (1885)
=Hibiscus pamanzianus Baill. (1885)
=Lagunaea schinzii Gürke (1888)
=Hibiscus schinzii (Gürke) Hochr. (1900) non Gürke(1900), non Gürke (1888)
=Hibiscus ternifoliolus F. W. Andrews
=Hibiscus ternatus var. halophilus Hochr. (1917)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, annual branching herb, woody below, 10-100 cm tall; stems 4 mm , arising from a woody rootstock.
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland;alluvial grassland; fallow land; sandstone plateau; clayey slope on gravelly soil; muddy or stony sand; wooded hollow on cuirass plateau; humid soils; granitic outcrops in pockets of soil; near sea-level-1550 m alt.
  Socotra; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Herb- Ht 0.1 - 0.91 m. Alt 312 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 445
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 74 (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 Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 81482
 
Record n°81482
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