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  Hibiscus platanifolius
 
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  Family: MALVACEAE
  Citation:  Hibiscus platanifolius (Willd.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. 2:51.1827; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 98(70).1915; T.K. Paul in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3:338.1993; Sivar. & Pradeep, Malvac. Southern Peninsular India 128. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 31. 1998; M. Mohanan & A.V.N. Rao in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 417. 2005. Pavonia platanifolia Willd., Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Mag. Neuesten 4: 220. 1810. Hibiscus collinus Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 198. 1832. Hibiscus eriocarpus DC., Prodr. 1: 452. 1824.
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  Description: Trees, to 8 m tall; branchlets stellate-hairy. Leaves 6-12 x 5-12 cm, shallowly 3-5-lobed, cordate at base, lobes acuminate, densely hairy; petiole 5-8 cm long. Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 6 cm long; involucral bracts 8-11, 20 x 6 mm, lanceolate; calyx 3 cm long, lobes oblong, acute; corolla 7-8 cm across, pink with dark eye. Capsule 2.5 x 3.5 cm, globose, densely setose; seeds many, 5 x 5 mm, glabrous.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-April
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Vellimala
   
 
   
 
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