A new variety of Hibiscus hirtus (Malvaceae), from Maharashtra, India

Suchandra Dutta1*, Hensal Rodrigues2 and Kiran Chakral2

Published on : 30-Jun-2018

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2018.28.1.05


Hibiscus hirtus L. var. inarticulatus (Malvaceae), a new variety is described and illustrated from India. It differs from the typical form and H. hirtus var. talbotii in having 3-lobed lower leaves, lanceolate upper leaves and in the absence of articulation in the pedicels.