Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
pusillus
NOTES

Leaves rigid and hairy with prominent veins. The upper leaves are often 3-lobed.


AUTHORITY
Thunb.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Flowers cream, yellow or pink with a dark eye, and often on elongate peduncles
Colour: Cream
Notes: Some flowers pink
Colour: Pink
Notes: Flowers may be yellow
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Black eye
Dwarf hibiscus
Hibiscus
Habitat
NOTES: Common along the roadsides in the bush and on the bush fringes.
HABITAT NAME: Veld
NOTES: Grows in sunny open areas in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Sexual treatments
Used as an emetic for sexual complaints
Nervous treatments
Used as an emetic for nervous complaints
Magical uses
Used as love charms and to cure bad dreams
Months
January
February
March
April
May
Synonyms for Species
Hibiscus atromarginatus



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