|Scientific Name:||Hibiscus diriffan|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)|
Common in several vegetation types and under no present or perceived threat.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Soqotra.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||
Distributed on the southern limestone plateaus from Diksam to Wadi Irih and extending onto the granite of the Haggeher mountains. Altitude of 20–1,300 m.
Similar to H. quattanensis but differs in the densely stellate-hairy not glabrescent pedicels, epicalyx and calyx, also the leaves are narrower with a distinctly cordate base and crenate margins, and have a tendency to become lobed.
|Citation:||Miller, A. 2004. Hibiscus diriffan. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 December 2014.|