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Common name

English: Musk Okra, Muskmallow

German: Bisameibisch

Mandarin: 黄葵 (huang kui)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(family description)

          Genus: Abelmoschus (2)

            Epithet: moschatus Medik. (1)

Synonym: Hibiscus abelmoschus L.

abelmoschus => musk smelling

moschatus => musky smell

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Abelmoschus moschatus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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