Taxon: Hibiscus striatus Cav.

Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 410536
Place of publication: Diss. 3:146, t. 54, fig. 1. 1787
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jul-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Tabasco
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Jamaica
    • Mesoamerica: Honduras
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Peru


  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1988. Malvaceae of Mexico Syst. Bot. Monogr. 25:227.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  • Proctor, G. R. 1982. More additions to the flora of Jamaica J. Arnold Arbor. 63:267.

Check other web resources for Hibiscus striatus Cav. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hibiscus striatus 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.