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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Zimbabwe to Northern Prov.

[FZ]

Malvaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Habit
Perennial herb or shrublet, up to 1 m. high; stems densely stellate-tomentose.
Leaves
Leaf-lamina 1–5 × 1–4 cm., broadly ovate to subreniform, densley stellate-tomentose, apex rounded, margin irregularly crenate, base truncate to cordate 7-nerved; petiole 3–20 mm. long; stipules c. 2 mm. long, subulate.
Flowers
Flowers c. 2·5 cm. in diam., pale yellow or orange-yellow, solitary, axillary; peduncle 8–25 mm. long, densely stellate-tomentose, articulated near the middle.
Epicalyx
Epicalyx of c. 10 bracts; bracts 3–7 mm. long, acicular to subulate.
Calyx
Calyx up to 11 mm. long, stellate-tomentose; lobes 7–11 × 2–4 mm., narrowly elliptic to lanceolate.
Corolla
Petals 10–15 mm. long, obovate, glabrous.
Stamens
Staminal tube 10 mm. long; anthers spirally arranged; free parts of filaments 1 mm. long.
Style
Style-branches 3–3·5 mm. long.
Fruits
Capsule 8 × 7 mm., subglobose, stellate-pubescent.
Seeds
Seeds with long white silky hairs.

Native to:

Botswana, Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Hibiscus subreniformis Burtt Davy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Moss, C. E. and Rogers, F. A. [299a] K000240775 Unknown type material

First published in Man. Pl. Transvaal 1: 43 (1926)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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