Hibiscus malacospermus (Turcz.) E. Mey.

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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 20. As Hibiscus microcarpus

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Page 469.

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.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus malacospermus
African Plant Database: Hibiscus malacospermus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hibiscus malacospermus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hibiscus malacospermus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hibiscus malacospermus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hibiscus malacospermus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hibiscus malacospermus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Hibiscus malacospermus
iNaturalist: Hibiscus malacospermus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hibiscus malacospermus
JSTOR Plant Science: Hibiscus malacospermus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hibiscus malacospermus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus malacospermus
Plants of the World Online: Hibiscus malacospermus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hibiscus malacospermus
Tropicos: Hibiscus malacospermus
Wikipedia: Hibiscus malacospermus

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: Species information: Hibiscus malacospermus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139430, retrieved 17 September 2019

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