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Hibiscus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 21611

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): rosemallow [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderMalvales   
                            FamilyMalvaceae  – mallows, mauves  
                               GenusHibiscus L. – rosemallow  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern. – African rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus aculeatus Walter – comfortroot 
                                  Species Hibiscus arnottianus A. Gray – white rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus bifurcatus Cav. – forkleaf rosemallow, fork-bracted rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus biseptus S. Watson – Arizona rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus brackenridgei A. Gray – ma'o hau hele, Brackenridge's rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus calyphyllus Cav. – lemonyellow rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus cannabinus L. – brown Indianhemp 
                                  Species Hibiscus clayi O. Deg. & I. Deg. – Clay's hibiscus, red Kauai rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus clypeatus L. – Congo mahoe 
                                  Species Hibiscus coccineus Walter – scarlet rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus coulteri Harv. ex A. Gray – Coulter's hibiscus, desert rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus dasycalyx S.F. Blake & Shiller – Neches River rose-mallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus denudatus Benth. – rock hibiscus, desert hibiscus, paleface 
                                  Species Hibiscus elatus Sw. – mahoe 
                                  Species Hibiscus furcellatus Lam. – lindenleaf rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus grandiflorus Michx. – swamp rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus kokio Hillebr. ex Wawra – koki'o 'ula'ula, red rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus laevis All. – scarlet rosemallow, halberdleaf rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus lunariifolius Willd. – hibiscus 
                                  Species Hibiscus macrophyllus Roxb. ex Hornem. – largeleaf rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus makinoi Jotani & Ohba  
                                  Species Hibiscus martianus Zucc. – mountain rosemallow, heartleaf rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus moscheutos L. – swamp rosemallow, crimsoneyed rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus mutabilis L. – Dixie rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus ovalifolius (Forssk.) Vahl  
                                  Species Hibiscus phoeniceus Jacq. – Brazilian rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus poeppigii (Spreng.) Garcke – Poeppig's rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus radiatus Cav. – monarch rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. – Chinese hibiscus, shoeblackplant 
                                  Species Hibiscus sabdariffa L. – roselle 
                                  Species Hibiscus schizopetalus (Dyer) Hook. f. – fringed rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus striatus Cav. – striped rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus syriacus L. – shrub althea, althea, rose of Sharon 
                                  Species Hibiscus trilobus Aubl. – threelobe rosemallow 
                                  Species Hibiscus trionum L. – flower-of-an-hour, bladder ketmia, rosemallow, Venice mallow, flower of an hour 
                                  Species Hibiscus waimeae A. Heller – white Kauai rosemallow 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Laurence J. Dorr  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Hibiscus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Malvales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Hibiscus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hibiscus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Hibiscus   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Hibiscus   
       
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