Known as gumamela in the country where in the classrooms it is used to illustrate parts of a flower, where in the playground, it is used by children in making bubbles out of crushed flower extracts, and where in the yards of the houses in the barrio it is used as an ornamental plant.


Hibiscus in Paoay churchyard


Hotel in Puerto Princesa named as Hibiscus Garden Inn


In a garden at the tip of Borneo. This is the national flower of Malaysia


In Kinabalu Park (Sabah, Malaysia)



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