Definition of Hibiscus. Meaning of Hibiscus. Synonyms of Hibiscus

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Definition of Hibiscus

Hibiscus
Mahoe Ma"hoe, n. (Bot.) A name given to several malvaceous trees (species of Hibiscus, Ochroma, etc.), and to their strong fibrous inner bark, which is used for strings and cordage.
Hibiscus
Hibiscus Hi*bis"cus, n. [L., marsh mallow; cf. Gr. ?.] (Bot.) A genus of plants (herbs, shrubs, or trees), some species of which have large, showy flowers. Some species are cultivated in India for their fiber, which is used as a substitute for hemp. See Althea, Hollyhock, and Manoe.

Meaning of Hibiscus from wikipedia

- diversifolius—swamp hibiscus Hibiscus dongolensis Hibiscus doni**** Hibiscus elatus—****e Hibiscus elegans Hibiscus engleri—wild hibiscus Hibiscus escobariae Hibiscus excellii...
- Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, known colloquially as Chinese hibiscus, China rose, Hawaiian hibiscus, rose mallow and shoeblackplant, is a species of tropical...
- Hibiscus syriacus is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, Malvaceae. It is native to south-central and southeast China, but widely introduced...
- Hibiscus tea is an herbal tea made as an infusion from crimson or deep magenta-colored calyces (sepals) of the roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) flower. It...
- Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants. Hibiscus may also refer to: Hibiscus Apartments Hibiscus Coast Hibiscus Island Hibiscus (entertainer) (1949–1982)...
- Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a species of Hibiscus native to Africa, most likely West Africa. It was in the 16th and early 17th century that it spread...
- Hibiscus mutabilis, also known as the Confederate rose, Dixie rosemallow, cotton rose or cotton rosemallow, is a plant long cultivated for its showy flowers...
- names include sea hibiscus, beach hibiscus, coastal (or coast) hibiscus, coastal (or coast) cottonwood, green cottonwood, native hibiscus, native rosella...
- Purple Hibiscus is a novel written by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Her debut novel, it was first published by Algonquin Books in 2003...
- Hibiscus makinoi or Okinawan Hibiscus and Makino's Mallow is a species of Hibiscus found growing on the coast in ****an from the Ryukyu Islands to western...