Malvaviscus penduliflorus (Cultivated)


Common name: Pendulous Sleeping Hibiscus 
 
The species is very close to and often confused with M. arboreus subsp. mexicanus (syn. of Malvaviscus arboreus Cav. var. arboreus) but with longer usually nodding flowers more than 5 cm long and narrow lanceolate to narrowly ovate darker green in colour. 
 
People use them for making garlands for Deity puja …; 
 
 

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Malvaviscus arboreus var. arboreus: Sleeping hibiscus, Malvaviscus arboreus var. arboreus  
Malvaceae
(To be validated)
Plant height -12-14 feet, grown along the farm fence
20 Aug 2009
Kalenahalli, Mysore dist.

In Marathi called as Muki Jaswand
Malvaviscus arboreus - penduliflorus
Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap.
I had grown many colours of this plant species in Chennai. The flowers donot open fully.  Used for pooja.  'Molagai sembarthi' in Tamil
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20 Aug 2009
Kalenahalli, Mysore dist, Karnataka
nice, so it also grows in Karnatak... Pan indian I guess...

Muki Jaswand as the flower doesn't open. great
 
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Malvaceae Week: Malvaviscus penduliflorus from Delhi
: Malvaviscus penduliflorus DC., Prodr. 1: 445, 1824
Syn: Malvaviscus arboreus var. longifolius Schery; Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus (DC.) Schery
Common names: Sleeping hibiscus, Turk's cap
The species is very close to and often confused with M. arboreus subsp. mexicanus but with longer usually nodding flowers more than 5 cm long and narrow lanceolate to narrowly ovate darker green in colour.

looks like my flowers from bengal and Bihar 

Malvaviscus penduliflorus DC., Prodr. 1: 445, 1824
Syn: Malvaviscus arboreus var. longifolius Schery; Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus (DC.) Schery
Common names: Sleeping hibiscus, Turk's cap
The species is very close to and often confused with M. arboreus subsp. mexicanus but with longer usually nodding flowers more than 5 cm long and narrow lanceolate to narrowly ovate darker green in colour.
 
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efloraofindia:''For Id 01112011MR2’’ Malvaviscus penduliflorus Pune:
Sharing pictures of Malvaviscus penduliflorus; Sleeping Hibiscus at Pune. Date 1/11/11, garden shrub


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Plant for ID: This plant is growing in our garden at Tala Umariya M.P.. Pl validate the ID or suggest otherwise?  Pendulous sleeping hibiscus Malvaviscus penduliflorus
I think id is Ok

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Malvaceae week 09 05 2011 UD 002 Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus
: Submitting: Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus red flowers
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Genus: Malvaviscus Fabr.
My specimen: Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus
Synonyms: Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap
In colloquial Bengali: Lanka Joba… (Jaba kusum flower that lookslike a red mirchi (lanka in Bengali) ) .
Origin: Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Now found in most tropical areas.

Evergreen shrub to 10 feet. Grown all over Bengal, I find it on roadsides, along banks of water-bodies, esp in villages… the flowers are popular with ladies as puja offering… and makes the drab country lanes colorful most of the year…
Date/Time- Seen it all my life, digital photograph made in 2008 at a picnic spot at a friend’s garden, north of Kolkata and 2011 in Bihar, in the yard of a Jain Temple .
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS- Sea level, near Barasat, a few miles north of Kolkata. (Figures 1 -3) I recently saw it in Bihar…(figure 4) ..
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- In India : cultivated .
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- shrub , I have seen them only to be about 8 feet tall.
Height/Length- see above.
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- ? Sagittate
Inflorescence Type/ Size- Single,
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- This is RED, seen in white and pink… and a mixed up one… same plant had red and white flowers, go figure!!
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- I have not seen any…
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-
Pollinators: Don’t know
Uses: As I said… provides color better part of the year, grows fast and almost no pests… anybody can plant them and forget them for a while… People use them for making garlands for Deity puja …
Now more appropriately M. penduliflorus DC.

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Hibiscus For ID : Nasik : 290613 : AK-4
: Attachments (2). 6 posts by 3 authors.
These are common Hibiscus flowers, known as Sleeping Hibiscus.
Pictures taken in our Nasik home garden.
They bloom through out the year.
Recently I found two similar looking species on FOI.
For species confirmation please.
The plant is one of the  varieties of Malvaviscus arboreus 
Mostly Malvaviscus arboreus  penduliflorus
Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap
Origin: Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Yes this is Malvaviscus arboreus
 
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SYMBIOSIS : 87:
  Attaching the image of the 87th member of the series. In this male of a Purple Sunbird is on a flower of Malvaviscus arboreus.
Must be Malvaviscus penduliflorus DC. as per keys at
http://efloraindia.nic.in/efloraindia/taxonList.action?id=6674&type=4
Must be I am not sure.
 
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SYMBIOSIS : 90: Here goes the 90th member of the series. In this a Redvented bulbul is on the flower of Malvaviscus arboreus.
Must be Malvaviscus penduliflorus DC. as per keys at
http://efloraindia.nic.in/efloraindia/taxonList.action?id=6674&type=4
May be. I am not sure. One botany teacher told me that it was Malvaviscus arboreus.



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Lanka Jaba
: We call it Lanka Jaba as an allusion to red chilli peppers.
Imaged in patuli, Kolkata, India
25.12.2010  
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Malvaceae week - Malvaviscvus arboreus - 070911 - RK2
: Pic taken in Bannarghatta National Park, Bangalore on 4.10.09 at 3.22 pm. Nos 2 & 3 are same pic cropped/post-processed for closer look. Tall shrub - about 9'
It should be Malvaviscus penduliflorus DC. 
 
 
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Smiriti van, Jaipur-8/3/2009; Butterfly Park, Bannarghatta Forest area, Bangalore on 04-10-09;Flower for ID-281009-RK-1 - indiantreepix | Google GroupsMalvaviscus arboreus - indiantreepix | Google Groups

 

 

 
References:

The Plant List  GRIN  Flora of China  Flora of Pakistan (Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus (Mocino & Sesse ex DC.) Schery) 

Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (Malvaviscus arboreus var. penduliflorus Cav.)  

Flowers of India  India Biodiversity Portal  
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