Taxon

Hibiscus boryanus

 
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Hibiscus boryanus
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Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
Distribution: Mauritius, Réunion
Life form: Shrub/sub-shrub
Description: Mandrinette is an endangered shrub endemic to the islands of Mauritius and Réunion in the Indian Ocean. It produces red flowers frequently. Leaves are dark green with scalloped margins. Unlike many popular Hibiscus, this species grows well on its own roots. It prefers full to part sun.

Locations

  • 1: Plot 33 (33) • Accession: 2003-0445*B • Origin: Mauritius
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