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Common name

English: Swamp-rose Mallow

German: Sumpfeibisch

Mandarin: 芙蓉葵 (fu rong kui)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Malvales (75)

        Family: Malvaceae (58) (family description)

          Genus: Hibiscus (9)

           Epithet: moscheutos L. (1)

moscheutos => musk-scented

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Hibiscus moscheutos at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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