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Hibiscus cannabinus
(kenaf)

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Hibiscus cannabinus (kenaf)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hibiscus cannabinus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • kenaf
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fibre
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hibiscus cannabinus

Preferred Common Name

  • kenaf

International Common Names

  • Spanish: kenaf
  • French: Chanvre de Guinee; chanvre de Guinée
  • Portuguese: carurn-azedo

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Dekkanhanf; Hanf- Eibisch
  • Netherlands: Braziliaansch Vlas

EPPO code

  • HIBCA (Hibiscus cannabinus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Malvales
  •                         Family: Malvaceae
  •                             Genus: Hibiscus
  •                                 Species: Hibiscus cannabinus

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Corticium microsclerotia (web blight of beans, fig, kenaf, tung,..); Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. vasinfectum (Fusarium wilt); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Meloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode); Nisotra javanica; Pectinophora gossypiella (pink bollworm); Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (cottony soft rot)

Minor host of:

Alfalfa mosaic virus (alfalfa yellow spot); Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Indian cotton jassid); Anomis flava (cotton semi-looper); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Candidatus Phytoplasma solani (Stolbur phytoplasma); Cercospora malayensis; Cotton anthocyanosis virus (vermelhao disease); Cotton leaf curl disease complex (leaf curl disease of cotton); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Leveillula taurica (powdery mildew of cotton); Orobanche aegyptiaca (Egyptian broomrape); Pratylenchus brachyurus (root-lesion nematode); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Scutellonema bradys (yam nematode); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Tobacco streak virus (tobacco streak); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt)

Wild host of:

Earias biplaga (spiny bollworm); Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (Tomato New Delhi virus)

Associated with (not a host):

Khuskia oryzae (cob rot of maize)

Host of (source - data mining):

Apion corchori (jute stem weevil); Apolygus lucorum (small green plant bug); Colletotrichum hibisci; Curvularia senegalensis; Dasychira mendosa; Desmidophorus hebes; Earias cupreoviridis (cotton green moth); Euproctis xanthorrhoea; Grovesinia pyramidalis (zonate leaf spot of Indian jujube); Hibiscus latent ringspot virus; Monolepta australis (leaf beetle, redshouldered); Nisotra orbiculata; Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (cotton, seed bug); Rice necrosis mosaic virus; Setosphaeria rostrata (leaf spot of grasses); Spilarctia obliqua (common hairy caterpillar)

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Materials

  • Fibre

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical