Hibiscus rhabdotospermus Garcke

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Mozambique distribution: T,MS
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Page 466.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 60.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 84.

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Flora of Botswana: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Flora of Zambia: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
African Plant Database: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
JSTOR Plant Science: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Plants of the World Online: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Tropicos: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus
Wikipedia: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Hibiscus rhabdotospermus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139560, retrieved 21 March 2023

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