African Plant Database


Hibiscus aponeurus Sprague & Hutch.
Family : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew: 54 (1908)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
 
 
Status
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 Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Zambes. 1[2]: 455-456 (1961).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 432 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 81504
 
Record n°81504
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