Hibiscus furcatus Willd.

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hibiscus rostellatus Guill. & Perr.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Common along outskirts of wet deciduous to semi-evergreen forests in ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2709, CJS 12608, CS 1904
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Odisha : Dhenkanal district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hibiscus furcatus. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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