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Hibiscus meraukensis Hochr.          
Merauke Hibiscus

Common after the wet season in Northern Australia. The leaves of this species are variable.




  Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
 
Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Thornborough to Dimbulah Rd, North Queensland Location:Blue Range Rd, West of Ingham, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1703.356S 14503.517E GPS Coordinates:1904.7140S 14526.2600E
  Date of photo:15 March 2015 Date of photo:9 April 2009
  Field No.:3030 Field No.:U379
     
     

Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
 
  Description:Lobed leaves Description:Flower
  Location:Thornborough to Dimbulah Rd, North Queensland Location:Mt Edith, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1703.356S 14503.517E GPS Coordinates:1705.836S 14533.218E
  Date of photo:15 March 2015 Date of photo:10 March 2013
  Field No.:3030 Field No.:2011
     
  Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flowers and  buds
  Location:Irvinebank, North Queensland Location:Thornborough to Dimbulah Rd, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:N/A GPS Coordinates:1703.356S 14503.517E
Date of photo:1 March 2008 Date of photo:15 March 2015
  Field No.:U380 Field No.:3030
     
  Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Thornborough to Dimbulah Rd, North Queensland Location:Thornborough to Dimbulah Rd, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1703.356S 14503.517E GPS Coordinates:1703.356S 14503.517E
  Date of photo:15 March 2015 Date of photo:15 March 2015
  Field No.:3030 Field No.:3030
     
  Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
   
  Description:Plant in-situ Description:Developing fruit
  Location:Blue Range Rd, West of Ingham, North Queensland Location:Thornborough to Dimbulah Rd, North Queensland
  GPS Coordinates:1904.7140S 14526.2600E GPS Coordinates:1703.356S 14503.517E
  Date of photo:9 April 2009 Date of photo:15 March 2015
  Field No.:U379 Field No.:3030
     
  Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
  Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, East Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, East Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 128°48.9810E GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 128°48.9810E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.:5035 Field No.:5035
     
  Hibiscus meraukensis Hibiscus meraukensis
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant on roadside
  Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, East Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, East Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 128°48.9810E GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 128°48.9810E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.:5035 Field No.:5035
     

References (accessed 4 November 2016):

http://anpsa.org.au/h-mer.html

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Hibiscus_meraukensis.htm

Wilson, F.D., (1974) Hibiscus section Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Australia. Australian Journal of Botany. 22(1):157-182

Williams, K.A.W., (1980) Native Plants of Queensland.  1:156 

Craven, L.A., Wilson, F.D. & Fryxell, P.A. (2003), A taxonomic review of Hibiscus sect. Furcaria (Malvaceae) in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Australian Systematic Botany 16(2)
:185-218


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