Hibiscus lunariifolius

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Hibiscus lunariifolius
Hibiscus lunariifolius


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. Calyphylli
Species: Hibiscus lunariifolius


Hibiscus lunariifolius Willd., 1800


  • Heterotypic
    • Cotyloplecta dongolensis Alef. in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 13: 15 (1863)
    • Cotyloplecta macrantha Alef. in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 13: 15 (1863)
    • Hibiscus petiolosus Miq. in Fl. Ned. Ind. 1(2): 159 (1858)
    • Hibiscus pruriens Willd. ex Hornem. in Hort. Bot. Hafn., Suppl.: 78 (1819)
    • Hibiscus racemosus Lindl. in Bot. Reg. 11: t. 917 (1825)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-tropical
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • India, Sri Lanka
    • Introduced into:
      • Botswana, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.


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