Botanical name: Hibiscus platanifolius Family: Malvaceae (Mallow family)
Synonyms: Pavonia platanifolia, Hibiscus eriocarpus, Hibiscus collinus
Maple-Leaved Mallow is a tree, growing up to 10 m tall. Flowers are pale pink, with each petal having a deep pink base. Flowers are about 3-5 inches across. Sepals are leathery, hairy. Stamen-column is 2-2.5 cm long, pale pink. Leaves are usually 3-5-lobed, 6-12 x 5-12 cm. Maple-Leaved Mallow is native to India.
Identification credit: R. Vijayasankar
The flower labeled Maple-Leaved Mallow is ...