Genus: Hibiscus L.

 
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Hibisceae
Common names: hibiscus
Genus number: 5665
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Accession Count: 1508
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for  genus:

  • Craven, L. A. et al. 2003. A taxonomic review of Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Austral. Syst. Bot. 16:185-218.
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1997. The American genera of Malvaceae--II.. (Brittonia) 49:235.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Pfeil, B. E. & M. D. Crisp 2005. What to do with Hibiscus? A proposed nomenclatural resolution for a large and well known genus of Malvaceae and comments on paraphyly. Austral. Syst. Bot. 18:49-60.
  • Pfeil, B. E. et al. 2002. Phylogeny of Hibiscus and the tribe Hibisceae (Malvaceae) using chloroplast DNA sequences of ndhF and the rpl16 intron. Syst. Bot. 27:333-350.
  • Small, R. L. 2004. Phylogeny of Hibiscus sect. Muenchhusia (Malvaceae) based on chloroplast rpL16 and ndhF, and nuclear ITS and GBSSI sequences. Syst. Bot. 29:385-392.
  • Wilson, F. D. 1999. Revision of Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Africa and Asia. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 29:47-79.
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