Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Hibiscus trionum L.
bladder ketmia
Unknown, Minor problem species
Origin: Possibly exotic, origin uncertain
Growth Form: Herb
Plant Description: Annual or short-lived perennial, up to 1m. It has deeply divided, three to five lobed leaves. The petals are creamy-yellow, 3-4cm long, with a dark purple basal spot and it flowers in summer. The calyx inflates after flowering to form the 'bladder' that encloses the fruit.
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Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service

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