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Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.

Common name

English: Musk Okra, Muskmallow

German: Bisameibisch

Mandarin: 黄葵 (huang kui)


Kingdom: Plantae (2335)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2237)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1893)

      Order: Malvales (69)

        Family: Malvaceae (53) (family description)

          Genus: Abelmoschus (2)

           Epithet: moschatus Medik. (1)

Synonym: Hibiscus abelmoschus L.

abelmoschus => musk smelling

moschatus => musky smell


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Abelmoschus moschatus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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