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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Malvoideae
Tribus: Hibisceae
Genera: Abelmoschus – Anotea – Cenocentrum – Decaschistia – Dicellostyles – Helicteropsis – Hibiscadelphus – Hibiscus – Howittia – Humbertianthus – Humbertiella – Julostylis – Jumelleanthus – Kosteletzkya – Kydia – Lagunaria – Malachra – Malvaviscus – Megistostegium – Nayariophyton – Papuodendron – Pavonia – Peltaea – Perrierophytum – Phragmocarpidium – Radyera – Roifia – Rojasimalva – Senra – Talipariti – Thepparatia – Urena – Wercklea

Hibisceae Rchb. (1832)

Type genus: Hibiscus L.

Note: The generic circumscription of this tribe is not fully consensual and this involves Hibiscus and its allies. See references and discussion page for more details.

Hibiscinae A.Dumont, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 10(Litt.): 2. 1888.
Hibiscoideae Alef., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 12: 147. 1862.

Decaschistieae Fryxell, Amer. J. Bot. 62(2): 174 (1975)
Kosteletzkyeae Alef., Oesterr. Bot. Z. 12: 147. 1862.
Type genus: Kosteletzkya C.B.Presl
Kydieae Bates, Gentes Herb. 10: 118. 1968.
Type genus: Kydia Roxb.
Malvavisceae Presl. (1831)
Ureneae A.Gray, Gen. Amer. Bot. 2: 47. 1849.
Type genus: Urena L.
Ureninae A.Dumont, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 10(Litt.): 2. 1888.
Type genus: Urena L.
Urenoideae Luerss., Handb. Syst. Bot. 2: 666. 1881.
Type genus: Urena L.


Reichenbach, H.G.L. 1832. Flora Germanica Excursoria 2(2): 770, 774.
Hanes, M.M., Schatz, G.E. & Callmander, M.W. 2020. Transfer of the Malagasy genera Humbertianthus and Macrostelia to Hibiscus (Malvaceae) with description of four new species. Candollea 75(2): 193–202. DOI: 10.15553/c2020v752a4 Paywall ResearchGate Reference page.
Koopman, M.M. & Baum, D.A. 2008. Phylogeny and biogeography of tribe Hibisceae (Malvaceae) on Madagascar. Systematic Botany 33(2): 364-374. DOI: 10.1600/036364408784571653 Paywall ResearchGate Reference page.
Koopman, M.M. 2011. A synopsis of the Malagasy endemic genus Megistostegium Hochr.(Hibisceae, Malvaceae). Adansonia 33(1): 101-114. DOI: 10.5252/a2011n1a7 Paywall. PDF. Reference page.
Pfeil, B.E. & Crisp, M.D. 2005. What to do with Hibiscus? A proposed nomenclatural resolution for a large and well known genus of Malvaceae and comments on paraphyly. Australian Systematic Botany 18(1): 49-60. DOI: 10.1071/SB04024 Paywall ResearchGate Open access Reference page.
Stevens, P.F. 2001 onwards. Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]. Online. Reference page. 2021. Hibisceae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 18 Jan. 2021.

Hibisceae is a tribe of flowering plants in the mallow family Malvaceae, subfamily Malvoideae.[1]

The following genera are included:[2]

Abelmoschus Medik.
Anotea (DC.) Kunth
Cenocentrum Gagnep.
Decaschistia Wight & Arn.
Dicellostyles Benth.
Fioria Mattei
Helicteropsis Hochr.
Hibiscadelphus Rock
Hibiscus L.
Humbertianthus Hochr.
Humbertiella Hochr.
Julostylis Thwaites
Kosteletzkya C.Presl
Kydia Roxb.
Macrostelia Hochr.
Malachra L.
Malvaviscus Fabr.
Megistostegium Hochr.
Nayariophyton T.K.Paul
Papuodendron C.T.White
Pavonia Cav.
Peltaea (C.Presl) Standl.
Perrierophytum Hochr.
Phragmocarpidium Krapov.
Radyera Bullock
Rojasimalva Fryxell
Senra Cav.
Symphyochlamys Gürke
Talipariti Fryxell
Urena L.
Wercklea Pittier & Standl.


"Genus: Hibiscus L." Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2020-10-30.
"Genera of Malvaceae tribe Hibisceae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2017-04-02.

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