African Plant Database


Hibiscus sterculiifolius (Guill. & Perr.) Steud.
Family : MALVACEAE
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
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.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 81608
 
Record n°81608 modified 2006-09-08
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