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Hibiscus leptocladus Benth.
Slender  Hibiscus
This plant is common in the Kimberleys in Western Australia.




  Hibiscus leptocladus Hibiscus  leptocladus
 
Description:Flower Description:Flower
Location:Bidyadanga turnoff, Great Northern Highway, Western Australia Location:Bidyadanga turnoff, Great Northern Highway, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:18˚43.2910S, 12152.7490E GPS coordinates:18˚43.2910S, 12152.7490E
  Date of photo:18 June 2017 Date of photo:18 June 2017
Field No.:6122 Field No.:6122
     
  Hibiscus leptocladus Hibiscus  leptocladus
 
  Description:Plant Description:Bud and leaves
Location:Bidyadanga turnoff, Great Northern Highway, Western Australia Location:Bidyadanga turnoff, Great Northern Highway, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:18˚43.2910S, 12152.7490E GPS coordinates:18˚43.2910S, 12152.7490E
  Date of photo:18 June 2017 Date of photo:18 June 2017
  Field No.:6122 Field No.:6122
     
  Hibiscus leptocladus Hibiscus  leptocladus
 
  Description:Flower - side view Description:Flower
  Location:Bidyadanga turnoff, Great Northern Highway, Western Australia Location:W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys,  Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:18˚43.2910S, 12152.7490E GPS coordinates:17˚50.8760S, 12433.8150E
  Date of photo:18 June 2017 Date of photo:23 June 2017
  Field No.:6122 Field No.:6186
     
  Hibiscus leptocladus Hibiscus  leptocladus
 
  Description:Flower - side view Description:Flower
  Location:W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys,  Western Australia Location:Windjana Gorge, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚50.8760S, 12433.8150E GPS coordinates:17˚24.7630S, 12456.5850E
  Date of photo:23 June 2017 Date of photo:21 June 2017
  Field No.:6186 Field No.:6155
     
  Hibiscus leptocladus Hibiscus  leptocladus
 
  Description:Leaf Description:Plant on roadside with Gomphrena canescens
  Location:W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys,  Western Australia Location:W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys,  Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚50.8760S, 12433.8150E GPS coordinates:17˚50.8760S, 12433.8150E
  Date of photo:23 June 2017 Date of photo:23 June 2017
  Field No.:6186 Field No.:6186
     



References (accessed 1 October 2017):

Fryxell, P.A. (1968), Taxonomic Notes on Australian Malvaceae. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 92(3): 262

http://eflora.nt.gov.au/factsheet?id=3202

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/4933

 

 

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Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2017

 

 

Hibiscus leptocladus