1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Hibiscus L.
      1. Hibiscus gourmania Hutch. & Dalziel

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Burkina Faso to N. Nigeria.

    [FWTA]

    Malvaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Suffrutex, with stems up to 6 in. high, from short erect woody rhizomes
    Flowers
    Flowers white.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burkina, Nigeria

    Hibiscus gourmania Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Chev, A. [24514] K000240753
    Chev, A. [24514] K000240754

    First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 267 (1928)

    Accepted by

    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 1: 267 (1928)
    • Kew Bull. 1928: 298.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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