Hibiscus kirkii Mast.

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Derivation of specific name: kirkii: named after Dr John Kirk, who accompanied David Livingstone on his Zambezi expedition of 1858
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Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 20.

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 466 - 467.

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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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hibiscus kirkii
African Plant Database: Hibiscus kirkii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hibiscus kirkii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hibiscus kirkii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hibiscus kirkii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hibiscus kirkii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hibiscus kirkii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hibiscus kirkii
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Hibiscus kirkii
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Wikipedia: Hibiscus kirkii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Hibiscus kirkii.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139390, retrieved 18 October 2019

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