Abelmoschus manihot

(L.) Medik. (1787)

This name is accepted

Kingdom: Viridiplantae Phylum: Magnoliophyta Class/Clade: Eudicot-Rosids Order: Malvales Family: Malvaceae Genus: Abelmoschus

edible hibiscus, tongan spinach, sunset muskmallow

Description

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Historical Distribution

Distribution maps coming soon.

Accepted Subtaxa (in Hawai'i) (1)

Uses and Culture

USES

Natural History

Statewide Status

Only found in cultivation

Island Status

Ni'ihau(Incl. Lehua) Absent
Kaua'i Only found in cultivation
O'ahu Only found in cultivation
Lana'i Absent
Maui Only found in cultivation
Hawai'i Only found in cultivation

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Bibliography

Name Published In: Malvenfam.: 46 (1787)