Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Hibiscus schizopetalus

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Hibiscus [genus] (4)
schizopetalus [species]

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Hibiscus [genus] (4)
schizopetalus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Natural distribution Africa
    Distribution description Native to Tanzania.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated.

    Publications

    • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 2. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 5: 604. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Mori, S.A., Gracie, C.A. 2007. Flowering Plants. Plants and Lichens of Saba Virtual Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]