Hibiscus torrei Baker f.

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Frequency: Only known from the type specimen
Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique only.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 90.

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Page 439.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus torrei
African Plant Database: Hibiscus torrei
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hibiscus torrei
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hibiscus torrei
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hibiscus torrei
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iNaturalist: Hibiscus torrei
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hibiscus torrei
JSTOR Plant Science: Hibiscus torrei
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus torrei
Plants of the World Online: Hibiscus torrei
Tropicos: Hibiscus torrei
Wikipedia: Hibiscus torrei

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Hibiscus torrei.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=178020, retrieved 22 June 2024

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