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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Scientific Name Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Common Name Hibiscus
Family Malvaceae
Info "The leaves are alternate, ovate to lanceolate, often with a toothed or lobed margin. The flowers are large, conspicuous, trumpet-shaped, with five or more petals, color from white to pink, red, orange, purple or yellow, and from 4ñ18 cm broad. Flower color in certain species, such as H. mutabilis and H. tiliaceus, changes with age."
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 2/4/2013
Links "http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/genus.pl?5665, http://books.google.com/books?id=VSEbamKS5uQC&hl=en"
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