Kenaf

Hibiscus cannabinus

  • Kenaf
  • Kenaf
  • Flower name
    Kenaf
  • Scientific name
    Hibiscus cannabinus
  • Aliasホワイトハイビスカス, Kenaf, White hibiscus, Decan Hemp, Ambari Hemp
  • Place of originIndia and Africa
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonOctober

What is Kenaf

Kenaf (scientific name:Hibiscus cannabinus), is native to Africa and India and is an annual grass in the family malvaceae . In forest protection and conservation of the environment are in the spotlight. Growing early attention of alternative raw material for pulp and carbon dioxide absorption capacity. White flowers bloom in October, but on the other, yellow and purple. Flower has dark purple. Grows to 5 m or more tall.

Common name: Kenaf, Scientific name:Hibiscus cannabinus, Aka: white hibiscus, Origin: India, Africa, plant: 500 cm, color: white, yellow, purple, flower diameter: 10-15 cm, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit diameter: 2 cm.


  • Eye
    Malvales
  • Family
    Malvaceae
  • Genus
    Hibiscus
  • Species
    H. cannabinus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual grass
  • Flower colorscream
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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