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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (S. Yunnan) to Tropical Asia.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Hawaii

Hibiscus macrophyllus Roxb. ex Hornem. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2009 Wilkie, P. et al. [PW 431], Thailand K000610582
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1903], India K000639512
Porter, G. [Cat. no. 1903], Malaysia K001114658
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1903], India K000639511
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1903] K001114657
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1902], Myanmar Hibiscus setosus K001114651
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1902] Hibiscus setosus K001114652
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1902] Hibiscus setosus K001114656
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1902] Hibiscus setosus K001114654
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1902] Hibiscus setosus K001114653
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1902] Hibiscus setosus K001114650
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1902], India Hibiscus setosus K001114655

First published in Hort. Bot. Hafn., Suppl.: 149 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Chayamarit, K. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Thailand 14(2): 185-358. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Chayamarit, K. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Thailand 14(2): 185-358. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Tagane, S. & al. (2017). Bokor National Park A picture guide of forest trees in Cambodia 4: 1-774. Center for Asian Conservation Ecology, Kyushu University, Japan.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0