1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Hibiscus L.
      1. Hibiscus platanifolius (Willd.) Sweet

        This species is accepted, and its native range is India, Sri Lanka.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, Sri Lanka

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Trinidad-Tobago

    Hibiscus platanifolius (Willd.) Sweet appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Heyne [s.n.], Indian Subcontinent K000659808
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114685
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114686
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114687
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114688
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114689
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1908] Hibiscus collinus K001114690

    First published in Hort. Brit.: 51 (1826)

    Accepted by

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Dassanayake (ed.) (1997). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 11: 1-420. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0