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Updated 9/25/2016

 Family Malvaceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Hibiscus ovalifolius



Koko Crater BG, Oahu

YELLOW ROSE MALLOW

Erect or sprawling shrub native to Tropical Africa, it is cultivated in gardens and naturalized on Kaua'i.  Those plants were mistaken as an endemic species called Hibiscus rockii.  Formerly known as Hibiscus calyphyllus.