Hibiscus coccineus

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Hibiscus coccineus


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Hibisceae
Genus: Hibiscus
Sectio: H. sect. Muenchhusia
Species: Hibiscus coccineus


Hibiscus coccineus Walter, Fl. Carol.: 177. Apr–Jun 1788.

  • Typus: Florida: St. Johns Co.: FL 16, 0.4 mi. E of St. Johns River, between Orangedale and Green Cove Springs, 14 Jul 1968, Blanchard 173 (neotype: GH; isoneotype: CAS). Neotypified by D. B. Ward, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 2: 478. 2008.


  • Heterotypic
    • Hibiscus carolinianus Muhlenberg ex Chapman, Fl. South. U.S. 58. 1860.
    • Hibiscus coccineus var. integrifolius Chapman, Bot. Gaz. 3: 3. 1878.
      • Hibiscus integrifolius (Chapman) Small, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 135. 1898, nom. illeg.
    • Hibiscus semilobatus Chapman, Fl. South. U.S., ed. 3. 52. 1893.
    • Hibiscus speciosus Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2: 456. 1789.


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