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Climbing Hibiscus, native rosella
Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus
Abelmoschus moschatus var. tuberosus

Photo courtesy of Keith Townsend.
Plant Family :Malvaceae
Plant Form :herb
Growth Habit :Ground cover
Fruiting Season :Flowering period. November to April, on the arrival of the wet season.
Description :Herbaceous trailing plant to 2m diameter, with soft hairy stems. Bright coral pink flowers in wet season.
Distribution :Northern Australia in open woodlands.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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