Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Hibiscus peralbus Fryxell
Fryxell, P.A. (1987) Systematic Botany 12: 277. Type: Western Australia, Mitchell Plateau, Lone Dingo site, 14 35 S, 125 45 E, 10 May 1983, Fryxell & Craven 4033; holo: CANB; iso: Numerous.
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-1.5 m tall.
Leaf blade margin lobed or serrate. Pale stiff hairs present on the stems, petioles and leaf blades giving the plant a sandpapery feel. Stipules linear, about 5-6 mm long clothed in scattered hairs.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Endemic to WA. Altitudinal range not known. Grows in monsoon forest and coastal vine thickets.
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