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Common name

English: Rose Of Sharon

German: Garteneibisch, Roseneibisch, Straucheibisch

Mandarin: 木槿 (mu jin)

Portuguese: Rosa-da-Síria


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(family description)

          Genus: Hibiscus (9)

            Epithet: syriacus L. (1)

syriacus => of Syrian origin


Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink, red, white

External links

Check for Hibiscus syriacus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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