Hibiscus tiliaceus

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Hibiscus tiliaceus - Tree, up to 6 m or more, or profusely branched large shrub. Leaves suborbicular, deeply cordate at base, apex abruptly acuminate, lamina 11-15 X 10-14 cm, palmately veined from base, veins impressed above, slit like extra floral nectar at the base of vein. Flowers solitary, axillary, up to 8 cm in diameter, yellow with crimson to maroon-red center. Capsule (fruit) about 2 cm long. Widespread particularly along coasts.

Scientific Name Hibiscus tiliaceus
Family Name MALVACEAE
English Name Sea hibiscus
Local Name Belipatta
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status Least Concerned (NCS) 2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

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