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Rosemallow

Hibiscus micranthus L. fil.

Distribution in Egypt

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Eastern desert, Res Sea coastal strip, Gebel Elba, and Sinai.

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Global Distribution

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Egypt, Palestine, Arabia, Pakistan, India, tropical Africa.

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Habitat

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Stony wadis and hillsides.

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Life Expectancy

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Perennial.

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Description

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A shrub, sparsely to profusely branched. Branches and leaves scabrous to bristly hairy. Leaves subsessile to long petiolate; blade 0.5-5 cm long, elliptic, ovate or ovate-rhomboid, scabrous to bristly or sparsely hairy on both sides; stipules 3-10 mm long, filiform. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicel 0.3.4 cm long, with or without joint. Epicalyx segments, 6-8, 2-4 mm long, filiform, stiff. Calyx ± 5 mm long, 5 lobed; lobes lanceolate or triangular. Corolla 1-1.5 cm across, white or pink; petals 5, reflexed, stellate hairy outside. Stamina] tube very short, up to 5 mm long. Capsule globose, 7-9 mm across. Seeds reniform, cottony.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 15 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Distribution

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Distribution: Tropical Africa, South Africa, Arabia, India, Pakistan, Burma and Sri Lanka
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of Pakistan Vol. 0: 15 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of Pakistan @ eFloras.org
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Derivation of specific name

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micranthus: small-flowered
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Hibiscus micranthus L.f. Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139470
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