Hibiscus

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Contains 13 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MALVACEAE
Common Name:ROSEMALLOW
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MALVALES
FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus Hibiscus

Citation

Citation HIBISCUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 693. 1753, nom. cons.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Hibiscus syriacus Linnaeus, typ. cons.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Hibiscus acetosella AFRICAN ROSEMALLOW
Hibiscus aculeatus COMFORTROOT
Hibiscus cannabinus BROWN INDIANHEMP; KENAF
Hibiscus coccineus SCARLET ROSEMALLOW
Hibiscus furcellatus LINDENLEAF ROSEMALLOW
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Bombix Bombix Medikus, Malvenfam. 44. 1787. TYPE: Bombix phoenicea (Jacquin) Medikus (Hibiscus phoeniceus Jacquin)
Bombycella Bombycella (de Candolle) Lindley, Veg. Kingd. 370. 1846.BASIONYM: Hibiscus Linnaeus, sect. Bombicella de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 452. 1824.TYPE: Bombix phoenicea (Jacquin) Medikus (Hibiscus phoeniceus Jacquin) = Bombix Medikus 1787.
Bombycidendron Bombycidendron Zollinger & Moritzi, Natuur-Geneesk. Arch. Ned.-Indie 2: 14. 1845. TYPE: Bombycidendron grewiifolium (Hasskarl) Zollinger & Moritzi (Hibiscus grewiifolia Hasskarl)
Cotyloplecta Cotyloplecta Alefeld, Oesterr. Bot. Z. 13: 14. 1863. TYPE: Non designatus.
Furcaria Furcaria (de Candolle) Kosteletzky, Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 1856. 1836, non Desvaux 1827.BASIONYM: Hibiscus Linnaeus, sect. Furcaria de Candolle, Prodr. 1: 449. 1824.TYPE: Furcaria surattensis (Linnaeus) Kosteletzky (Hibiscus surattensis Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Borssum Waalkes, Blumea 14: 1-251. 1966.
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