Cuban Bast – Sea Hibiscus
Hibiscus tiliaceus, commonly known as the sea hibiscus or coast cottonwood, is a species of flowering tree in the mallow family, Malvaceae, with a pantropical distribution along coastlines. It has also been introduced to Florida and New Zealand. It has been debated whether this species is native or introduced to Hawaii.
|Sea hibiscus from Tahiti|
|Sea hibiscus from Flora de Filipinas (Francisco Manuel Blanco, 1880-1883)|
Talipariti tiliaceum (L.) Fryxell