Alyogyne huegelii (Endl.) Fryxell

Lilac Hibiscus

Shrub to about 3 m tall. Leaves mostly 2-3(-7) cm long, deeply 3-5 lobed, the main lobes further lobed. Leaf stalks mostly 1-3 cm long. Flowers solitary. Stalks mostly longer than the leaf blades. Sepals 5, narrow, deeply cut, 3-5 veined. Petals violet-purple about 5-7 cm long, with a single tooth; mostly spring. Capsule ovoid, shorter than the sepals, about 2 cm wide.


Deeply lobed wavy-edged leaves; petals with a distinct solitary tooth.

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.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malvales
family       Malvaceae
genus        Alyogyne Alef.