Hibiscus sabdariffa

Hibiscus sabdariffa

Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Engl.: roselle, African mallow, Florida cranberry, Guinea sorrel, hibiscus tea flower, Indian sorrel, jamaica, Jamaica sorrel, Jamaica tea flower, Jamaican sorrel, karkade, pink lemonade flower, red sorrel, red tea, rosella, royal roselle, sour-sour.
Deu.: Karkade, Afrikanische Malve, Afrikanischer Eibisch, Hibiscus-Tee, Malventee, Rosselahanf, Rote Malve.
Suom.: teehibiskus, malvatee, rosella-tee.
Sven.: rosellhibiskus.
Fran.: karkadeh.
Ital.: carcadé.
Bot. syn.: Abelmoschus cruentus Bertol, Hibiscus digitatus Cav., Hibiscus gossypiifolius Mill., Hibiscus sanguineus Griff., Sabdariffa rubra Kostel.

Photo: Hibiscus sabdariffa 3.

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Photo: Hibiscus sabdariffa 3.

<p>Seedpod. Brussels bot.g., Belgium. Planted. 2008-06-05.</p>

Photo: Hibiscus sabdariffa 2.

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Photo: Hibiscus sabdariffa 2.

Seedpod. Brussels bot.g., Belgium. Planted. 2008-06-05.

Roselle syrup.

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Karkade.

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Henriette's herbal blog: I don't know if roselle can be used like cranberry.

Tidbits.

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Henriette's herbal blog.

Rose hip tea.

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Henriette's herbal blog: Rose hip tea is deep red and sour because of the roselle, not because of the rose hip.

Photo: Hibiscus sabdariffa 1.

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Closeup of branch. Rio de Janeiro bot.g., Brazil. Planted. 2001-02-13.

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Red-leaved bush. Rio de Janeiro bot.g., Brazil. Planted. 2001-02-13.