Family:
Malvaceae Juss.
Genus:
Hibiscus L.

Hibiscus platanifolius (Willd.) Sweet

This species is accepted, and its native range is Comoros, Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka.

Native to:

Comoros, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Cuba, Trinidad-Tobago

Hibiscus platanifolius (Willd.) Sweet appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Heyne [s.n.], Indian Subcontinent K000659808 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114690 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114689 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114686 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114688 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114687 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114685 Yes

First published in Hort. Brit.: 51 (1826)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1997). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 11: 1-420. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.

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