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Hibiscus calyphyllus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Hibiscus
Species: H. calyphyllus
Binomial name
Hibiscus calyphyllus

Hibiscus calyphyllus is a shrub from tropical Africa belonging to the Hibiscus genus.[1]

Hibiscus calyphyllus grows to 1-1.8 meters (3-6 feet) tall. It has flowers which grow to 8-10 cm (3-4 in) wide, with a yellow color and a brownish center.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Botanica. The Illustrated AZ of over 10000 garden plants and how to cultivate them", p 445. K├Ânemann, 2004. ISBN 3-8331-1253-0


Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Hibiscus calyphyllus


Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales
Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Genus: Hibiscus
Species: Hibiscus calyphyllus


Hibiscus calyphyllus Cav.


  • Diss. 5:283. 1788
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. [1]
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