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Hibiscus vitifolius L.
    Sp. Pl. 2: 696 (1753).

  • Hibiscus heterotrichus DC.
  • Hibiscus strigosus Schumach. & Thonn.
  • Hibiscus suarezensis Baill.

    Distribution: Madagascar, The Comoros, Africa

    Note: Several varieties are generally recognised in this species, but it is not clear which actually occur in Madagascar. Hochreutiner refered the Malagasy material to var. heterotrichus, but this has not been recognised elsewhere in recent times.

    Updated on: 19 Feb. 2008

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