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Taxon: Hibiscus diversifolius Jacq.

 
Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 19024
Place of publication: Collectanea 2:307. 1789 ("1788"); Icon. pl. rar. 3: t. 551. 1792 ("1786-1793")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 16 (13 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Bates, D. M. 1965. Notes on the cultivated Malvaceae. 1. Hibiscus (Baileya) 13:86,88.
  2. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:65.
  3. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. (F Angol)
  4. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Wilson, F. D. 1978. Wild kenaf, Hibiscus cannabinus L. (Malvaceae), and related species in Kenya and Tanzania Econ. Bot. 32:204.
  11. Wilson, F. D. 1999. Revision of Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Africa and Asia Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29:63-64.
  12. Wilson, F. D. & L. A. Craven 1995. Two new species of Hibiscus section Furcaria DC. (Malvaceae) from northern Queensland (Austrobaileya) 4:445.

Check other web resources for Hibiscus diversifolius Jacq. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hibiscus diversifolius 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?19024. Accessed 16 November 2018.