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Taxon: Hibiscus tiliaceus L. var. tiliaceus

 
Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 19096
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:694. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials: fiber; fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Liberia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China, [Guangdong Sheng, Hainan Sheng] Hong Kong

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Maldives
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Sumatera] Philippines, Singapore

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland, Northern Territory]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, [Pohnpei] Palau, United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia [Society Islands, Marquesas Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (also cult.)

Reference:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98

Check other web resources for Hibiscus tiliaceus L. var. tiliaceus :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hibiscus tiliaceus var. tiliaceus 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:

  • Seed: 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=19096. Accessed 19 October 2019.