Hibiscus coccineus

Species:Hibiscus coccineus Walter
Status:Native, OBL (DEP), OBL (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Hibiscus
Species Hibiscus coccineus Walter - SCARLET ROSEMALLOW


Citation HIBISCUS COCCINEUS Walter, Fl. Carol. 177. 1788.
Basionym: **
Type: FLORIDA: St. Johns Co.: FL 16, 0.4 mi. E of St. Johns River, between Orangedale and Green Cove Springs, 14 Jul 1968, Blanchard 173 (neotype: GH; isoneotype: CAS). Neotypified by D. B. Ward, J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 2: 478. 2008.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard USF  
Broward FSU  
Clay USF  
Collier FSU  
Duval USF  
Flagler USF  
Franklin FSU  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Jefferson FSU  
Lake USF  
Leon FSU  
Levy FLAS  
Marion USF  
Martin USF  
Okaloosa FSU  
Orange USF  
Osceola USF  
Polk FLAS  
Putnam FLAS  
Seminole USF  
St. Johns FLAS  
Volusia FLAS  
Wakulla FSU  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Hibiscus coccineus var. integrifolius Hibiscus coccineus Walter, var. integrifolius Chapman, Bot. Gaz. 3: 3. 1878. TYPE: FLORIDA: Duval Co.: Marshes near Jacksonville, 1871, Chapman s.n. (holotype: NY).
Hibiscus integrifolius Hibiscus integrifolius (Chapman) Small, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25: 135. 1898, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Hibiscus semilobatus Chapman 1897; Hibiscus coccineus Walter, var. integrifolius Chapman 1878. 
Hibiscus semilobatus Hibiscus semilobatus Chapman, Fl. South. U.S., ed. 3. 52. 1897.BASIONYM: Hibiscus coccineus Walter, var. integrifolius Chapman 1878. 
Hibiscus carolinianus Hibiscus carolinianus Muhlenberg ex Chapman, Fl. South. U.S. 58. 1860. TYPE: GEORGIA:
Hibiscus speciosus Hibiscus speciosus Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2: 456. 1789. TYPE: SOUTH CAROLINA: