Hibiscus coulteri

Hibiscus coulteri
Close-up of flower
Base becomes woody
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Hibiscus
Species: H. coulteri
Binomial name
Hibiscus coulteri
Harv. ex A.Gray

Hibiscus coulteri var. brevipedunculatus M.E.Jones

Hibiscus coulteri, the desert rosemallow, is a species of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae. It is native to steep slopes and canyon walls in the eastern Sonoran Desert, and the Chihuahuan Desert of the southwestern US and northern Mexico. A short-lived perennial shrub reaching 6 ft (1.8 m), it is recommended for xeriscaping.


  1. ^ a b "Hibiscus coulteri Harv. ex A.Gray". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 5 March 2023.
  2. ^ a b "Hibiscus coulteri". Plant Database. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. 14 February 2023. Retrieved 5 March 2023. ... Desert Rose-mallow, Coulter Hibiscus

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