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Taxon: Hibiscus diversifolius Jacq.

Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Malvoideae tribe: Hibisceae.
Nomen number: 19024
Place of publication: Collectanea 2:307. 1789 ("1788"); Icon. pl. rar. 3: t. 551. 1792 ("1786-1793")
Name verified on: 21-Mar-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • Cape hibiscus   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • swamp hibiscus   (Source: Pl Names ) – English
  • Kap-Roseneibisch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Congo; Rwanda
    West Tropical Africa: Senegal
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia
    Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Bates, D. M. 1965. Notes on the cultivated Malvaceae. 1. Hibiscus. Baileya 13:86,88.
  • Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised. Blumea 14:65.
  • Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. 1937–. Conspectus florae angolensis.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Wilson, F. D. & L. A. Craven. 1995. Two new species of Hibiscus section Furcaria DC. (Malvaceae) from northern Queensland. Austrobaileya 4:445.
  • Wilson, F. D. 1978. Wild kenaf, Hibiscus cannabinus L. (Malvaceae), and related species in Kenya and Tanzania. Econ. Bot. 32:204.
  • Wilson, F. D. 1999. Revision of Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Africa and Asia. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29:63–64.
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Check other web resources for Hibiscus diversifolius Jacq.:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?19024 (24 July 2014)

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