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Brother Of Hibiscus Is Found Alive And Well On Maui
2014-08-01 03:08:23

Pensoft Publishers Most people are familiar with Hibiscus flowers- they are an iconic symbol of tropical resorts worldwide where they are commonly planted in the landscape. Some, like Hawaii's State Flower- Hibiscus brackenridgei- are endangered species. Only a relatively few botanists and Hawaiian conservation workers, however, are aware of an equally beautiful and intriguing related group of plants known as Hibiscadelphus- literally "brother of Hibiscus". Brother of Hibiscus...

2014-02-07 23:04:35

Ideal for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Bridal Showers and Birthdays Novato, CA (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, today announces the return of its limited edition “Tea for Sweethearts” collection, which consists of Rose Petal Tea, full-leaf loose black tea and Raspberry Rose Hibiscus. Available now, these teas are delightfully fragrant, flavorful, beautiful, and a true gift to your senses. Aromatic Rose Petal Tea is a handcrafted...

2013-04-23 22:17:09

Since 1997, a shrubby perennial found only in East Texas has been on a waiting list to be officially declared by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. A ruling on the fate of the Neches River rose-mallow is expected by 2016 under a settlement agreement between the feds and a conservation group. If the plant is listed as threatened, it will become eligible for government-funded restoration. But the future of the white-petaled, ruby-throated hibiscus...

2013-01-22 23:00:38

The health benefits of these edible flowers is in the spotlight. Starting with the Hibiscus sabdariffa flower, a natural high blood pressure supplement, Janzee Inc. recommends that you consider these five flowers to support different aspects of your health. River Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 "As many people start new healthy routines in 2013, their focus is often on the top SuperFoods to eat, but at Janzee Inc. we want to remind people about the top 5 SuperFlowers that are...

2013-01-03 05:02:03

Since 2009, Rosellica has offered the natural blood pressure and heart-health benefits of Hibiscus sabdariffa in capsule form. Now strict vegetarians can enjoy these benefits too. River Forest, IL (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 For the benefit of vegetarian consumers looking to manage their blood pressure naturally, the newest Rosellica® formulation uses only plant-derived ingredients. For generations, the edible flower Hibiscus sabdariffa has been used around the world to help manage heart...

2012-07-19 23:00:54

Natural Health Sherpa reviewed several studies and found out that hibiscus tea can help lower blood pressure. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Hibiscus tea lowers blood pressure, according to Natural Health Sherpa. The leading natural health website reviewed several studies on hibiscus and its effects on hypertension and found that there´s enough evidence to show that hibiscus is indeed effective in treating hypertension. A study published in the Phytomedicine compared the effects...


Latest Hibiscus Reference Libraries

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2009-02-28 22:36:50

The Annual Hibiscus (Abelmoschus moschatus) also known as Bamia Moschata, Galu Gasturi, Muskdana, Musk mallow, Musk okra, Ornamental okra, Tropical jewel hibiscus, and Yorka okra, is a medicinal plant in the Malyaceae family. It is native to India. Despite being a tropical plant originally, the hibiscus is frost hardy. The seed, known as Ambrette, musk or rose mallow, has a sweet, flowery, heavy fragrance similar to that of musk. Musk mallow oil was once used as a substitute for animal...

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2005-07-12 15:35:56

The Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, family Malvaceae) is an evergreen shrub indigenous to East Asia. Also known as China rose and Shoe flower, it is widely grown as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics and subtropics. The flowers are large, red, and firm, but lack any scent. Numerous cultivars, varieties, and hybrids have been created, with flower colors ranging from white through yellow and orange to scarlet and shades of pink, with both single and double sets of petals....

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