Peter B. Phillipson - 3978 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
Hibiscus mandrarensis Humbert ex Hochr. Family: Malvaceae Determined By: !M.M. Koopman (WIS) 2008
Previous Determinations
Hibiscus mandrarensis Humbert ex Hochr. Family: Malvaceae Determined By:
Collection Information
Collectors Peter B. Phillipson, R.A. Clement & Guy Rafamantanantsoa
Collector Team Peter B. Phillipson
R.A. Clement
Guy Rafamantanantsoa
Collection Number 3978
Collection Date 24 March 1992
Location Madagascar, Toliara, Anosy
Keywords Andohahela RN , MAD
Coordinate 24°45'10"S 046°51'15"E (-24.7527778, 46.8541667)
Elevation 480 m
Herbaria MO
Description Tree to 12 m in dense forest. Leaves stiff, folded, slightly glossy. Petals white, opening flat, with pale yellow claw, assymetrical. Staminal column and filaments pale yellow; anthers yellow-orange. Style and stigmas white. Ovary with numerous (4) ovules per locule. Bark smooth, forming layers; inner layers very tough. Flowers visited by various butterflies.
Locality Reserve Integrale d'Andohahela, Parcelle 1. 33 km N on road to Ranomafana from Route Nationale 13. Dense rain forest.
Projects: Madagascar

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