Observations in the Species: Hibiscus cannabinus

Common Name: Ambari Hemp or Bastard Jute or Deccan Hemp or Deckaner Hemp or Gambo Hemp or Hibiscus or Indian Hemp or Kenaf Seed Oil or Kenafhibiskus or Sosoori or Udekane or Umgangampunza or Umhlakanye or Wild Hibiscus or Wild Holly-Hock or Wild Stockrose or Wildestokroos

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Hibiscus sp

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Location: Andante
Observed: 17th March 2017
Added: 7th April 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Indian-Hemp Leaved Hibiscus (H. cannabinus) Eskotene Grassland Reserve

CREW outing Wednesday 11 January 2017 #31

Possibly </em> H. trionum</em>  but leaves are very divided. 
Keywords: Alien;CREW;Hibiscus;Hibiscus cannabinus;Indigenous;Least Concern;MALVACEAE
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Eskotene Grassland Reserve
Observed: 11th January 2017
Added: 18th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

CREW outing Wednesday 11 January 2017 #31

Possibly H. trionum but leaves are very divided.

Keywords: CREW;Hibiscus;Hibiscus cannabinus;Indigenous;Least Concern;MALVACEAE

Ref Bromilow p 276

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Wildestokroos

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Location: Hoedspruit
Observed: 12th April 2015
Added: 13th June 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:3
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Unknown scientific name

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Location: Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve, South Africa
Observed: 7th March 2015
Added: 17th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:6
Description:

The plant has white petals with yellow and purple reproductive structures. The stem is purple to greenish with fairy minute white hairs/spikes. The plant has dark green leaves, might contain high concentrations of chlorophyll pigment, with the leaf shape similar to the one of cannabis leaf shape.

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Indian Hemp (Hibiscus cannabinus)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, croc pool (Hyaena pool)
Observed: 20th April 2014
Added: 11th March 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Shrubby herb. Along seasonal stream, savanna/woodland. See also http://www.ispotnature.org/interactions/add/590098

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Indian Hemp (Hibiscus cannabinus)

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Location: Sand River Dam, by Yacht Club
Observed: 22nd February 2004
Added: 24th June 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Woody herb, in sandy soil next to dam.

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Hibiscus sp.

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, croc pool (Hyaena pool)
Observed: 8th April 2012
Added: 22nd June 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Shrubby herb. Rocky area by seasonal river, savanna/woodland.

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Hibiscus cannabinus

Hibiscus cannabinus
By: Chris Wahlberg
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSea Coral AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Nonoti
Observed: 24th May 2014
Added: 31st May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Annual plant with erect, slender stem. Stem, leaves and epicalyx having short, sharp prickles. Leaves deeply lobed with toothed, reddish margins. Visited by ants.

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Hibiscus

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By: Ricky Taylor
Crustacean AtlasSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Mgobezeleni Catchment
Observed: 13th May 2014
Added: 17th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Plant about 1.5 m tall.

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Stokroos

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Worthing
Observed: 30th April 2014
Added: 30th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Hempleaf Hibiscus.

Hemp hibiscus flower
By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyde River bushveld and wetlands near Hoedspruit
Observed: 31st May 2013
Added: 31st May 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

I posted a similar ob previously, but this time the flower is actually open and the leaves have matured.
Growing next to a dusty jeep-track in a seasonal pan in the floodplain.

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Hemp-leaved Hibiscus

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By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Blyde River bushveld and wetlands near Hoedspruit
Observed: 9th April 2013
Added: 9th April 2013
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Erect herbs, about 1.5m tall.
Young leaves 3-lobed. Mature leaves 7-lobed.
Epicalyx with 7 prickly bracts.

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pretty but alien?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: TC Robertson NR
Observed: 7th April 2013
Added: 7th April 2013
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:4
Description:

Suspected alien invader - stands of tall (2m) herb-like plants with thistle-like prickles on stems and buds favour sunny open grassland between stands of coastal forest.

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Hibiscus cannabinus - Above Klipkoppie

Hibiscus cannabinus - Above Klipkoppie
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Location: Blinkwaterspruit Above Klipkoppie, KLF Witklip
Observed: 17th February 2012
Added: 18th February 2012
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Growing on bedrock next to a stream (approximately 10m away from edge of water)

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Species with which Ambari Hemp or Bastard Jute or Deccan Hemp or Deckaner Hemp or Gambo Hemp or Hibiscus or Indian Hemp or Kenaf Seed Oil or Kenafhibiskus or Sosoori or Udekane or Umgangampunza or Umhlakanye or Wild Hibiscus or Wild Holly-Hock or Wild Stockrose or Wildestokroos (Hibiscus cannabinus) interacts