Accepted scientific name:
Hibiscus vitifolius (accepted name)
Synonyms: -
Infraspecific taxon: Hibiscus vitifolius subsp. lukei Mwachala & Cheek
Hibiscus vitifolius subsp. vitifolius L.
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Tropical rose mallow - -
Classification:
Plantae CoL
Phylum Tracheophyta CoL
Class Magnoliopsida CoL
Order Malvales CoL
Family Malvaceae World Plants
Genus Hibiscus World Plants
Distribution: Mali, ?Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, ?Benin, Niger, Nigeria, S-Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, D.R.Congo (Zaire), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, ?Kenya, ?Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola, Madagascar, South Africa (Transvaal, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Prov.), Namibia, Botswana, Socotra, Haiti (introduced), Dominican Republic (introduced), Cuba (introduced), Jamaica (introduced), Puerto Rico (introduced), St. Thomas Isl., St. Croix (introduced), Tortola (introduced), Lesser Antilles (introduced) (St. Barts (introduced), Antigua (introduced), St. Kitts (introduced), Guadeloupe (introduced), Dominica (introduced), Martinique (introduced), St. Vincent (introduced), Grenada (introduced), Barbados (introduced)), Tobago (introduced), Trinidad (introduced), Christmas Isl. (Austr.), Egypt (SE-Egypt), Oman (Dhofar), Saudi Arabia (C-Saudi Arabia, NC-Saudi Arabia: Dahana, N-Saudi Arabia, NW-Saudi Arabia: Hejaz, SW-Saudi Arabia: Asir), Yemen (coastal Hadhramaut, N-Inner Yemen, W-Yemen, Inner Hadhramaut), Malaysia, Java, Western Australia, Queensland, India (widespread), Pakistan (Pakistani Punjab, Jhelum), Jammu & Kashmir (Kashmir), Sri Lanka, Malesia, Myanmar [Burma] (Yangon), Nepal, Vietnam, Philippines, U.S. Virgin Isl. (introduced)
Lifezones: -
Additional data: Binomial generated by Sp2000
Source database: World Plants, Mar 2014   100%
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: -
Online resource: http://worldplants.webarchiv.kit.edu//
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:298c4bf8-ac8f-11e3-805d-020044200006:col20140401