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white hibiscus
Hibiscus meraukensis

Photo courtesy of Keith Townsend.
Plant Family :Malvaceae
Plant Form :shrub
Growth Habit :Annual shrub .5-2m high, often only a single, hairy, prickly stem.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period March to May.
Distribution :Tropical Australia along creek banks and in woodlands.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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