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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2850227, with some changes.

M Hibiscus mutabilis L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Hibiscus (family Malvaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 694 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Abelmoschus mutabilis (L.) Wall. ex Hassk. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Abelmoschus venustus Walp. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus immutabilis Dehnh. ex Walp. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus immutabilis Dehnh. Synonym M TRO
Hibiscus javanicus Weinm. Synonym M TRO
Hibiscus malvarosa Noronha Unresolved L WCSP (in review)
Hibiscus mutabilis f. plenus S.Y. Hu Synonym L TRO
Hibiscus sinensis Mill. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Ketmia mutabilis (L.) Moench Synonym M TRO

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