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Common name

English: Red sorrel

German: Afrikanische Malve, Roselle, Sabdariff-Eibisch

Mandarin: 玫瑰茄 (mei gui qie)

Portuguese: Caruru De Guine, Quiabo Da Angola

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2559)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2457)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2079)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Malvaceae (60) (family description)

          Genus: Hibiscus (10)

           Epithet: sabdariffa L. (1)

sabdariffa => H. sabdariffa, origin and meaning debatable

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, yellow, beige

External links

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

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