Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis : The Scientific Name For Hibiscus Essay

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Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is the scientific name for Hibiscus. Other places around the word may call it Chinese hibiscus, China-rosa, and Hawaiian hibiscus (USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program). Hibiscus is native to East Asia, but may be seen in numerous places. It is widely cultivate around the world. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis came from the scientific classification: Kingdom is Plantae; unranked are Angiosperms, Eudicots, and Rosids; Order is Malvales; Family is Malvaceae; Genus is Hibiscus; and Species is H. rosa-sinensis (USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program). In a flowering plants there are two main systems shoot system and root system. In the shoot system there are the apical buds, flowers, stem, leaf, axillary bud, petiole, node, and internode. In the root system there are the primary root and lateral root. The stigma tips are small black pieces that are next to the anthers that are yellow. The stigma and anthers are connecting to the style that is into two different colors. The top part of the stigma is reddish and the bottom part of the stigma is whitish. Stigma connects to the ovary. Ovary is located below the flower. The ovary also has the ovule within it. The pedunkle is the lower most part of the follower. The pedunkle has the receptacle and the sepal. Right after the sepal is the petals. The petal is actually the flowers. The flowers attract pollinators by their colors like bees and hummingbirds. The flowers are a beautiful red that surround the…

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