Alyogyne Alef.

Native Hibiscus

Greek alytos—united, undivided; gyne—a woman, referring to the undivided style.

Perennial woody and rough shrubs with star-like hairs. Leaves alternate, entire to lobed, cylindrical or round. Flowers in leaf axils, stalked, each lasting 1-2 days only. Epicalyx bracts 4-10, mostly fused at the base. Sepals 5, fused at the base. Petals 5, white to pink, red or purple. Carpels 5; styles undivided. Fruit a capsule splitting by 5 valves.

Seed or cuttings.

Style undivided.

5 species endemic to Australia.

Source: Marshall, L. (1997). Abutilon. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malvales
family       Malvaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Alyogyne huegelii (Endl.) Fryxell