Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Hibiscus trionum


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 Hibiscus trionum   Hibiscus trionum
 Hibiscus trionum   Hibiscus trionum
 Hibiscus trionum   Hibiscus trionum
 Hibiscus trionum   Hibiscus trionum

Habitat

Often in damp places.

Altitude

Flowering time

Mainly September to February

Description

An introduced species. Often straggly, bristly annual, up to 30cm. Leaves are lobed or deeply cut. The showy flowers are cream to yellow, 25-40mm across. The calyx has purple veins and becomes inflated as the fruit ripens. Hibiscus - Latin name for "marsh-mallow", possibly from ibis, stork, which fed on some species of mallow.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22