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Native Red Hibiscus (Hibiscus kokio)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: HI
  • Nature Serve ID: 141312
  • Lifeform: Tree, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

shrub or small tree

Where is Native Red Hibiscus (Hibiscus kokio) located in the wild?


variety of habitats ranging from wet to dry



States & Provinces:

Native Red Hibiscus can be found in Hawaii

Which CPC Partners conserve Native Red Hibiscus (Hibiscus kokio)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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Taxon Hibiscus kokio
Authority Hillebr. ex Wawra
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 8770
ITIS 21645
Duration Perennial
Common Names koki'o | Native Red Hibiscus | koki'o 'ula'ula | red rosemallow
Associated Scientific Names Hibiscus kokio
Distribution NA
State Rank
State State Rank
Hawaii S2
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Bee Confirmed Pollinator Link
Butterflies & Moths
Moth Confirmed Pollinator Link
Bird Confirmed Pollinator Link

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