||Hibiscus festalisSalisb., Hibiscus boryanus DC.
||Red - Pink
||Rose mallow, Hibiscus,Gurhal
|English / Trade Name
||Chinese Hibiscus, Shoe Flower, China Rose
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Up To 800 m
||The fruit is a dry five-lobed , containing several seeds in each lobe, which are released when the capsule dehisces.
||Commonly Cultivated As A Garden
||A Native To Tropical Asia , Southeastern Asia (China)
||Smooth and green in color
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park, Sector 1, Sector 19, Sector 28, Sector 33, Sector 43, Sector 45, Sector 49, Sector 51
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||Shrub or small tree upto 5 meter high .Leaves are simple ovate or ovate- lanceolate flowers are pedicillate, actinomorphic, pentamerous and complete. corolla consists of 5 petals, red in colour and about 3 inches in diameter. The fruit very rarely formed is a capsule about 3 cm long
||The leaves are alternate, ovate to lanceolate, Often with a toothed or lobed margin.