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Common name

English: Sea Hibiscus

German: Lindenblättriger Eibisch

Mandarin: 黄槿 (huang jin)

Portuguese: Algodoeiro-da-praia


Kingdom: Plantae (2677)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2591)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2184)

      Order: Malvales (80)

        Family: Malvaceae (60)(family description)

          Genus: Hibiscus (9)

            Epithet: tiliaceus L. (1)

tiliaceus => linden-like, referring to the similarity in the leaves, compared to the Linden (Tilia) genus


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow, beige, white

External links

Check for Hibiscus tiliaceus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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