1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Hibiscus L.
      1. Hibiscus noldeae Baker f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Malvaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Shrubby perennial herb, sometimes scandent
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow with deep red centre.
    [FTEA]

    Malvaceae, Bernard Verdcourt & Geoffrey Mwachala. Pavonia, B Verdcourt; Kosteletzkya, OJ Blanchard Jr.; Gossypium, P Fryxell & B Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

    Type
    Type: Angola, Malange, Quela, Apr. 1938, Nolde 713 (BM!, holo.)
    Habit
    Annual herb, erect to 1 m high.
    Stem
    Stems with recurved red prickles
    Leaves
    Leaves 3–5palmatipartite, 5–8 cm long; lobes between 4–6 cm long and often membranaceous, apices acute, base truncate, margin serrate, veins beneath aculeolate, sparsely hispid above and below; stipules lanceolate, 7–10 × 2–3 mm; petiole 3–6 cm long, aculeolate with a line of pubescence
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary in the leaf axils; pedicel ± 3 mm long, sparsely hispid; epicalyx bracts forked, ± 15 mm long, patently pilose; sepals ± 17 mm long, acuminate, sparsely hispid
    Corolla
    Corolla 5 cm long, glabrous.
    Stamens
    Staminal tube 1.8 cm long; filaments 1.5–2 mm long
    Fruits
    Capsule 10–15 mm long, 12 mm diameter.
    Seeds
    Seeds dark brown, wedge-shaped, 3 × 2 mm, sparsely covered with ovate scales.
    Ecology
    Woodland; 1400–1600 m
    Distribution
    Flora districts: U3 U4 T3 Range: Sierra Leone to Ethiopia and South to Angola

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

    Hibiscus noldeae Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13530], Cameroon K000580032
    Dec 1, 2003 Biye, E. [95], Cameroon K000746365
    Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4067], Cameroon K000198164
    Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1291], Cameroon K000198165
    Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4009], Cameroon K000198166
    Feb 1, 1999 Onana, J.-M. [601 B], Cameroon K000337680
    Brunt, M.A. [883 a], Cameroon K000105066

    First published in J. Bot. 77: 20 (1939)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Verdcourt, B. & Mwachala, G.M. (2009). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Malvaceae: 1-170.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in J. Bot. 77: 20 (1939).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Verdcourt, B. & Mwachala, G.M. (2009). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Malvaceae: 1-170.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Lond. (Bot.) 29(1): 59 (1999).
    • F.C.B. 10: 119 (1963)
    • J.B. 77: 20 (1939)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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