African Plant Database

Hibiscus rostellatus Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 55 (1831)
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hibiscus surattensis var. rostellatus (Guill. & Perr.) Hochr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling or scandent shrub with stems to 4(-5) m long, 2-4 cm , prickly; sometimes erect.
Ecology : Riverine forest; edges of humid or flooded forest associations; depressions; savanna; river banks; swamp; clearings; cultivations; to 1400 m alt. Comprises 3 vars.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Malvaceae : 39 (2009).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29[1]: 53-55 (1999).

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:286 (2012)
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carte afrique num 81629
Record n°81629 modified 2007-04-04
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