Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.

Family: Malvaceae Genus: Hibiscus Species: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L.






Synonym Hibiscus boryanus DC., Hibiscus festalis Salisb.
Flower Color Red - Pink
Common Name Rose mallow, Hibiscus Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Chinese hibiscus, Shoe flower, China rose Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Juba Kushum Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 800 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details The fruit is a dry five-lobed capsule, containing several seeds in each lobe, which are released when the capsule dehisces
Habitat Occurs in garden and also cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Native of Southeastern Asia, Tropical Asia, China and throughout tropics Bark Details Smooth and green in color
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species It is a bushy, evergreen shrub or small tree growing 2.5–5 m tall and 1.5–3 m wide, with glossy leaves and solitary, brilliant red flowers Leaf Details The leaves are alternate, ovate to lanceolate, often with a toothed or lobed margin

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found