Written by Maggie
Jan 19 2021
Flos Hibisci L is a deciduous shrub belonging to the genus Malvaceae Hibiscus, with gray-brown bark, many branches, small angles, and an upright tree. The leaves are not ovate or 4-lobed above the middle, the stems are wedge-shaped, 3 veins are obvious, and the leaf margins have irregular thick serrations or shortness. The flowers are solitary in leaf axils, and the corolla is bell-shaped; it has white, lavender, light red and purple red. For vegetable planting, pure white and light pink double-petal species are better; gardening varieties have multiple petals. Flowering period is from June to September, withered in the evening. The capsules are oblong, dark gray-brown, and mature in September to November.
Flos Hibisci L is a deciduous shrub, 3-4 meters high, with small branches densely covered with yellow stellate hairs. The leaves are rhomboid to triangular-ovate, 3-10 cm long, 2-4 cm wide, with different depths of 3-lobed or undivided, blunt apex, wedge-shaped base, irregular teeth on the edge, and micro-hair or underside along the veins Subglabrous; petiole 5-25 mm long, stellate pilose above; stipules linear, about 6 mm long, sparsely pilose. Flowers are solitary in the leaf axils of the branches, pedicels 4-14 mm long, stellate short hairs; bracteoles 6-8, linear, 6-15 mm long, 1-2 mm wide, densely covered with stellate sparse hairs; Calyx bell-shaped, 14-20 mm long, densely covered with stellate short hairs, lobes 5, triangular; flower bell-shaped, lavender, 5-6 cm in diameter, petals obovate, 3.5-4.5 cm long, sparsely cilia and star outside Long pilose; stamen column approximately 3 cm; style stigma glabrous. The capsule is ovoid, about 12 mm in diameter, densely covered with yellow stellate villi; the seeds are kidney-shaped, and the back is yellow-white pilose. Flowering period is from July to October.
Flos Hibisci L is distributed in Taiwan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan, Hunan, Hubei, Anhui, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Shandong, Hebei, Henan, Shaanxi and other provinces. It is cultivated in various provinces of China.