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Taxon: Hibiscus sabdariffa L.

 
Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 19078
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:695. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 23-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 209 (141 active, 50 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide F Guat; Ency CNatIn)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAS 8:178. 1993)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Other (probable origin tropical Africa)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Bates, D. M. 1965. Notes on the cultivated Malvaceae. 1. Hibiscus. Baileya 13:84-85.
  3. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised. Blumea 14:64-65.
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 2002. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 53. Taxon 51:798. Note: proposal recommended
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  6. Craven, L. A. et al. 2003. A taxonomic review of Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Austral. Syst. Bot. 16:209-212.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  10. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Hibiscus+sabdariffa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  12. Fryxell, P. A. 2001. (1492) Proposal to conserve the name Hibiscus sabdariffa (Malvaceae) with a conserved type. Taxon 50:929-931.
  13. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  14. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  15. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. Magness, J. R. et al. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States. IR Bull. 1 Note: limited production
  18. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  20. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  21. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  22. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  23. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  24. Rakshit, S. C. & B. C. Kundu. 1972. Revision of the Indian species of Hibiscus. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 12:162-164.
  25. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  26. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  27. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  28. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 8:178.
  29. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  30. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  31. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  32. Wilson, F. D. & M. Y. Menzel. 1964. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus), roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa). Econ. Bot. 18:80-91.
  33. Wilson, F. D. 1999. Revision of Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Africa and Asia. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29:65-66.
  34. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Hibiscus sabdariffa L. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hibiscus sabdariffa 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.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=19078. Accessed 20 August 2019.