African Plant Database

Hibiscus aponeurus Sprague & Hutch.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 54 (1908)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet or perennial herb 0,3-1(-3) m tall, with a stout taproot; flowers scarlet or red.
Ecology : Bush; dry grassland; gallery forest with Euphorbia; savanna with thorny bush; dry Juniperus forest, mostly at edges; secondary Juniperus scrub; 250-2400 m alt. Tropical Arabia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 455-456
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 432 (2006).
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