Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
diversifolius
Sub Species
diversifolius
NOTES

A large prickly shrub to 2.5m. Leaves 3-5 palmate and coarsely toothed on long prickly petioles.


AUTHORITY
Jacq.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers in terminal racemes. Large, yellow, with a red centre
Colour: Yellow
Notes: Flowers may be cream
Colour: Cream
Common Name
Hibiscus
Habitat
NOTES: Found mainly on the other side of the Kromme
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Medicinal use
Unspecified medicinal use
Food
In Malawi the flowers are said to be cooked with peanuts
Months
December
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Hibiscus persicifolius



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