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Hibiscus

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English

hibisco
hibiscus

plural de "hibiscus"
N
plural for "hibiscus"

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English Definitions

hibiscus
N
any plant of the genus Hibiscus
N
valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
Hibiscus elatus
N
erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks
Hibiscus esculentus
N
tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
Hibiscus farragei
N
southern and western Australian shrub with unlobed or shallowly lobed toothed leaves and purple flowers; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
Hibiscus heterophyllus
N
Australian tree with acid foliage
Hibiscus moschatus
N
bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
Hibiscus moscheutos
N
showy shrub of salt marshes of the eastern United States having large rose-colored flowers
Hibiscus mutabilis
N
Chinese shrub or small tree having white or pink flowers becoming deep red at night; widely cultivated; naturalized in southeastern United States
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
N
large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers
Hibiscus sabdariffa
N
East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
Hibiscus syriacus
N
Asiatic shrub or small shrubby tree having showy bell-shaped rose or purple or white flowers and usually three-lobed leaves; widely cultivated in temperate North America and Europe
Hibiscus tiliaceus
N
shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament
Hibiscus trionum
N
annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America
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