Hibiscus schizopetalus (Mast.) Hook.f.

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Hibiscus schizopetalus

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La Rochelle

Hibiscus schizopetalus

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Hibiscus schizopetalus

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Hibiscus schizopetalus

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

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Synonyms: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. var. schizopetalus Mast.
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Description: Woody shrub; flowers large and showy, pendent, pink to red; petals with deeply frilled margins, reflexed; epicalyx lobes minute; staminal tube 3-7 cm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Apparently native in Kenya and Tanzania.
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
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Literature:

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Page 470.

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Hibiscus schizopetalus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus schizopetalus
African Plant Database: Hibiscus schizopetalus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hibiscus schizopetalus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hibiscus schizopetalus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hibiscus schizopetalus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hibiscus schizopetalus
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JSTOR Plant Science: Hibiscus schizopetalus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hibiscus schizopetalus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus schizopetalus
Plants of the World Online: Hibiscus schizopetalus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hibiscus schizopetalus
Tropicos: Hibiscus schizopetalus
Wikipedia: Hibiscus schizopetalus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Hibiscus schizopetalus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=167160, retrieved 20 November 2019

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