Hibiscus waterbergensis

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Hibiscus waterbergensis, Waterberg Biosphere, South Africa


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
Species: Hibiscus waterbergensis


Hibiscus waterbergensis Exell Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 33: 178 (1959)

Type locality: Waterberg Dist.; Elmeston P.O.; 2.5 mi. S. of Elmeston P.O., South Africa (South Africa). Collection altitude 3400ft. Collection Date: 1948/04/08. Collector: Codd, L.E.W., #4012.

Holotype: PRE 0285050-0 (stored under name).


Endemic to South Africa. The species occurs in the Limpopo province, South Africa, from the Waterberg Mountains to Mapungubwe.


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Additional references[edit]

  • Herman, P.P.J. & Retief, E. 1997. Plants of the northern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters. Strelitzia 6: 1–681. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.