- Flower nameHibiscus kokio
- Scientific nameHibiscus kokio
- AliasHibiscus kokio, コキオ・ウラ, Kokiʻo ʻula
- Place of originendemic Hawaiian
- Place of floweringOverseas
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
What is Hibiscus kokio
Hibiscus kokio(scientific name:Hibiscus kokio) is an endemic Hawaiian shrub in the family Malvaceae.
It is also called Hibiscus kokio.
It is one of the original species of red-flowered hibiscus and has a smaller flower diameter than normal hibiscus.
A single flower blooms at the end of the stem. The word "ula" means "red" in Hawaiian.
It was once found throughout the Hawaiian Islands, but is now endangered.
General name: Hibiscus kokio, scientific name:Hibiscus kokio,
Hawaiian names: kokiʻo ʻula, kokiʻo, kokiʻo, kokiʻo ʻula ʻula,
Tree height: 3-7 m, Living type: shrub,
Leaves green, glossy, 3-10 cm long, 1.5 - 6 cm wide, green in colour, glossy in texture,
Flower color: red, petal length: 4.5 - 7 cm.
Fruit type: capsule.