African Plant Database

Hibiscus sabdariffa Mendonça & Torre
Information on the genus : Hibiscus
Statuts nomenclatural : illegitimate homonym
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hibiscus nigricaulis Baker f. (non L. (1753), p.p. quoad specim. Mendonca 332 (LISC))
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hibiscus nigricaulis Baker f. (1939)
=*Hibiscus cannabinus auct. sensu Ulbr. & Fr., non L., p.p. quoad specim. Fries 954
=Hibiscus meeusei Exell (1959)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29[1]: 60 (1999).
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Record n°81647 modified 2011-04-15
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