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Definition 1: any plant of the genus Hibiscus - [noun denoting plant]

(hibiscus is a kind of ...) any of various plants of the family Malvaceae

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) shrubby tree widely distributed along tropical shores; yields a light tough wood used for canoe outriggers and a fiber used for cordage and caulk; often cultivated for ornament

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) Asiatic shrub or small shrubby tree having showy bell-shaped rose or purple or white flowers and usually three-lobed leaves; widely cultivated in temperate North America and Europe

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) large showy Asiatic shrub or small tree having large single or double red to deep-red flowers

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) Chinese shrub or small tree having white or pink flowers becoming deep red at night; widely cultivated; naturalized in southeastern United States

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) showy shrub of salt marshes of the eastern United States having large rose-colored flowers

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) Australian tree with acid foliage

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) erect forest tree of Cuba and Jamaica having variably hairy leaves and orange-yellow or orange-red flowers; yields a moderately dense timber for cabinetwork and gunstocks

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation

(... is a kind of hibiscus ) annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America

(... is a member of hibiscus) large genus of tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees often grown as ornamentals for their profusion of large flowers in a variety of colors

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