Malvaviscus arboreus

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    Malvaviscus arboreus @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Malvaviscus arboreus @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
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    Malvaviscus arboreus @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Malvaviscus arboreus @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Malvaviscus arboreus @ Kagoshima

Basic information

Flower Name
Malvaviscus arboreus
Formal Name
Malvaviscus arboreus
Alias
Sleeeping Hibiscus
Habitat
Mexico, tropical America
Morph
Non-cold-resistant Evergreen shrub

Comment

Malvaviscus arboreus (Scientific name: Malvaviscus arboreus) is native to tropical America and is a non-cold-resistant evergreen shrub of the family Malvaceae. Because it resembles a hat worn by Turkish people, it is called Turk's cap or Turk's turban, Sleeeping Hibiscus,and Wax mallow, Ladies teardrop etc. Flower's main color is Scarlet red,and there are also peach color and orange color.
It is facing upward when it is a bud and turns downward when it blooms. How flowers bloom is similar to that of the same family Hibiscus where flowers are closed. It is a butterfly and hummingbird honey plants.

General name:Turk's cap, scientific name:Malvaviscus arboreus, aka: Sleeeping Hibiscus, Origin: Mexico and tropical America, Living type: non-cold-resistant evergreen shrubs, tree height: 1-3 m, flowering time: November to Next April, flower length: 5 cm, flower diameter: 2 cm The flower colors: red, pink, Orange.

Common name: Malvaviscus arboreus, Scientific name: Malvaviscus arboreus, aka: Turk's cap, Turk's turban, Sleeeping Hibiscus, wax mallow, ladies teardrop ,Place of origin: tropical America such as Mexico, life type: non-cold tolerance evergreen shrub, height: 1 to 3 m, flowering period : November to April of next year, flower length: 5 cm, flower size: 2 cm, flower color: red, peach, orange.

Detailed information

Order
Malvales
Family
Malvaceae
Genus
Malvaviscus
Species
M. arboreus
Flower language
Gentle sensitivity ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Botanic gardenOverseas
Color
Red, Pink, Orange
Season
JanFebMarAprNov
Height
100 ~ 300 [cm]
Diameter
2 ~ 2

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