Hibiscus mastersianus Hiern

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: N
Growth form(s): Annual.
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Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 439 - 440.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 284. (Includes a picture).

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 Caprivi: Hibiscus mastersianus
Flora of Mozambique: Hibiscus mastersianus
Flora of Zambia: Hibiscus mastersianus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Hibiscus mastersianus

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Hibiscus mastersianus.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139440, retrieved 30 May 2024

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