Hibiscus schizopetalus

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    Hibiscus schizopetalus @ SouthEast Botanical Gardens(Okinawa)
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    Hibiscus schizopetalus @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Hibiscus schizopetalus @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Hibiscus schizopetalus
Formal Name
Hibiscus schizopetalus
Alias
Fringed Hibiscus, Japanese rantan
Habitat
Mombasa in eastern Africa
Morph
non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub

Comment

What is Hibiscus schizopetalus

Hibiscus schizopetalus or Fringed Hibiscus(scientific name: Hibiscus schizopetalus) is native to Mombasa in eastern Africa and is a kind of non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub of hibiscus. Flowers like red wind chimes drooping from branches shake in the wind. In this species, the leaves are reciprocal and there are trunks at the base of the petiole. Flower pattern extends long downward, with cylindrical stamen near the tip. Five flowers bend backwards, there are slender deep cuts in the petals. Flower name is derived from the appearance of swaying in the wind resembles wind chimes. "schizopetalus" in the Species epithet is Latin, meaning "petal with a cut". Another name "Coral Hibiscus" is based on the fact that the color and shape of the flower resemble coral. There are hibiscus, the wild hibiscus of Hawaiian origin {{Hibiscus Arnottianus}}, and the mukuge, which is also the national flower of Korea. There are hibiscus as a part of the flower name, but there is {{blue hibiscus}} in another genus (Blue hibiscus), but this flower is alias and is also called Lilac hibiscus from flower color.

Common name: Hibiscus schizopetalus or Fringed Hibiscus, Scientific name: Hibiscus schizopetalus, aka: Japanese lantern, Fringed Hibiscus , Coral Hibiscus, Origin: Mombasa in East Africa, tree height: 100 to 300 cm, flower size: 5 to 20 cm, flower color: red (normal) · peach · white Diaphragm, flowering period: June to November (annual in the tropics), stamen length: 9 to 10 cm.

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Hibiscus
Species
H. schizopetalus
Flower language
Delicate Beauty ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Greenhouse(sub-) Tropical areaSpecific area
Color
Red, Pink, White
Season
JunJulAugSepOctNov
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 20

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