Hibiscus rosa-sinensis


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hibiscus rosa-sinensis large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers
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In literature:

The bunga raya (Hibiscus rosa sinensis) is a well-known shrub, with leaves of a yellowish green, serrated and curled.
"The History of Sumatra" by William Marsden

In news:

What you may not know is that the tropical or Chinese hibiscus , Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, is a member of the Malvaceae or Mallow family, along with such plants as cotton, okra, hollyhock and Turk's cap.