Hibiscus fuscus Garcke

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Derivation of specific name: fuscus: greyish-brown or dark greyish-brown, fuscous
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
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Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 259.

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 449 - 451.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 60.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 119.


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Flora of Malawi: Hibiscus fuscus
Flora of Mozambique: Hibiscus fuscus
Flora of Zambia: Hibiscus fuscus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus fuscus
African Plant Database: Hibiscus fuscus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Hibiscus fuscus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hibiscus fuscus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hibiscus fuscus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hibiscus fuscus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hibiscus fuscus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hibiscus fuscus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Hibiscus fuscus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hibiscus fuscus
Ispot Southern Africa: Hibiscus fuscus
JSTOR Plant Science: Hibiscus fuscus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hibiscus fuscus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus fuscus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hibiscus fuscus
Tropicos: Hibiscus fuscus


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Hibiscus fuscus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139370, retrieved 21 November 2018

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