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Abelmoschus manihot
(bele)

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Abelmoschus manihot (bele)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 06 August 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abelmoschus manihot
  • Preferred Common Name
  • bele
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fibre
  • Fruits
  • Gum/resin
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abelmoschus manihot

Preferred Common Name

  • bele

Other Scientific Names

  • Abelmoschus caillei (A. Chev.) Stevels

International Common Names

  • English: Sunset hibiscus
  • French: Ketmie a feuilles de manioc

Local Common Names

  • : aibika
  • Germany: Maniok- Eibisch
  • Kiribati: te nambere
  • Solomon Islands: slippery cabbage

EPPO code

  • HIBMA (Hibiscus manihot)

Taxonomic Tree

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

Plant Type

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Perennial
Seed propagated
Vegetatively propagated

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Fruits
  • Vegetable

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Gum/resin

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore

Ornamental

  • Christmas tree
  • Cut flower
  • garden plant
  • Potted plant
  • Propagation material
  • Seed trade