Occurrence record: AK149086

PreservedSpecimen of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis | chinese hibiscus recorded on 1978


Data resource New Zealand Virtual Herbarium
Institution Auckland War Memorial Museum
Supplied institution code "AK"
Collection Auckland War Memorial Museum Herbarium
Supplied collection code "AK"
Catalogue Number AK149086
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:AK:AK:AK149086
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Pendergrast, M.
Supplied as "M Pendergrast"
License CC-BY
Language en
Occurrence status present


Collecting date 1978
Supplied date "1/01/1978"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1978


Scientific name Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Supplied scientific name "Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L."
Taxon rank species
Common name chinese hibiscus
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae
Genus Hibiscus
Species Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Solomon Islands
Latitude -12.29280556
Longitude 168.8278056
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Solomon Islands
Coordinate precision Unknown
Country code "SB, Shares history with the islands of the same name. The islands were settled by 2000 BCE, and evidence of a Lapita culture on the islands dates to 1000 BCE. They were sighted by the Spanish in 1568, and later visited by the French in 1768. Later, the islands were settled by missionaries and traders, and divided between Britain and Germany in the 19th century. After WWI, the Solomon Islands were ruled by Australia, and in 1976, independence was gained. The official language is English, though pidgin English is widely spoken."

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references www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_naturalsciences-object-763670

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