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Taxon: Hibiscus syriacus L.

Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae subfamily: Malvoideae tribe: Hibisceae.
Nomen number: 19094
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:695. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-May-1995
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • rose-of-Sharon   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • shrub-althaea   (Source: Baileya 13:107. 1965) – English
  • Syrian hibiscus   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Syrian ketmia   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • hibiscus de Syrie   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • echter Roseneibisch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • hachisu   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • mukuge   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • mugunghwa   (Source: F Korea ) – Transcribed Korean
  • altéia-arbustiva   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • hibisco-colunar   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • hibisco-da-Síria   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • rosa-de-sharão   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • frilandshibiskus   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

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Check other web resources for Hibiscus syriacus L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hibiscus syriacus cultivars
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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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?19094 (25 October 2014)

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