African Plant Database

Hibiscus panduriformis Burm. f.
Protologue : Fl. Ind. (N. L. Burman)1 151, t. 47 f. 2 (1768)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus friesii Ulbr. (1915)
=Hibiscus multistipulatus Garcke
=Hibiscus tubulosus Cav. (1787)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched shrub or perennial herb with woody base, or shrub to 2,5m tall.
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Ecology : Dry places; old cultivations; sandy soil; gallery forest; savanna with thorny plants; “dembos”; swampy places; Acacia woodland and wooded grassland on black cotton soil; alluvial clay flats; sandy-clayey soils; also weed on black soil; 1-2000 m alt.
  Madagascar; Yemen; tropical Asia and Australia.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Africa, 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]: 463-464
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 67 (2009).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:285 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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