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Hibiscus diversifolius

This erect, perennial shrub has brownish-grey and extremely prickly stems and can be found on the sand dunes north west of Kingfisher Creek. The leaves are arranged in a spiral along the stem. They are large and broadly ovate, coarsely toothed and hairy underneath. The flowers are solitary, yellow with a maroon centre.

Family Name:
Common Name:
Prickly hibiscus (Eng.); wildestokroos (Afr.)
Plant Height:
2.5 m
Flower Colour:
Yellow Red
Flowering Time:
March, April, December, January, February