Hibiscus radiatus

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Hibiscus radiatus
Plantae Asiaticae Rariores - plate 004 - Hibiscus Lindlei.jpg
Hibiscus radiatus, var. Lindlei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Hibiscus
Species: H. radiatus
Binomial name
Hibiscus radiatus

Hibiscus radiatus (Monarch rosemallow)[1] is native to southern and southeast Asia. It has 15 cm (5.9 in) yellow flowers that have a purple center. Leaves are dentate, with upper leaves lobed into three or five parts. It is frequently grown as a vegetable or medicinal herb.[2]


  1. ^ "Hibiscus radiatus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Lawton, Barbara Perry (2004). Hibiscus : Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden. Portland, Or: Timber Press. p. 122. ISBN 0-88192-654-X.