African Plant Database

Hibiscus sterculiifolius (Guill. & Perr.) Steud.
Protologue : Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2 (Steudel) 1: 760 (1840)  
Notes : H. “sterculiaefolius Steud.” in IPNI, H. “sterculifolius” in Tropicos
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Basionym : Paritium sterculiifolius Guill. & Perr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paritium sterculiifolius Guill. & Perr. (1831)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus quinquelobus G. Don (1831)
=Hibiscus perrottetii Steud.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-2 m tall, or small tree, with straight shoots from the trunk and main branches.
Ecology : Permanent pool; swampy meadow; gallery forest with Raphia.
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:287 (2012)
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