|Wilde hibiscus Wild hibiscus
Kruger National Park
A shrub growing in grassland, up to 2 m. The leaves are up to 12 cm long, the stalk is soft and velvety. The diameter of the flowers is up to 9 cm (Nov.-Apr.). Prefers shade, and is widespread in rainfall areas.
Vincent Carruthers (ed.) - The Wildlife of Southern Africa. Struik Publ. ISBN 1-86872-451-4