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hibiscus US English

A plant of the mallow family, grown in warm climates for its large brightly colored flowers or for products such as fiber or timber

hibiscus New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

plant of the mallow family

Hibiscus in hibiscus US English

A plant of the mallow family, grown in warm climates for its large brightly colored flowers or for products such as fiber or timber

Hibiscus in mahoe2 US English

Any of a number of tropical trees and shrubs yielding bast that is used to make cordage

Hibiscus in rose mallow US English

A plant of the mallow family with typically large pink or white flowers, several species of which are cultivated as ornamentals

Hibiscus syriacus in rose of Sharon US English

A shrub of the mallow family, with rose, lavender, or white flowers

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis in China rose US English

A tropical shrubby evergreen hibiscus, cultivated for its large showy flowers

Hibiscus cannabinus in kenaf US English

A tropical plant of the mallow family that yields a jutelike fiber