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Puerto Rico State Flower - Puerto Rico Hibiscus

Thespesia grandiflora

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The Puerto Rico hibiscus is the state flower of Puerto Rico
Image by oquendo via Flickr Creative Commons

The Puerto Rico hibiscus or flor de maga is not actually a hibiscus. Those plants are in the Hibiscus genus. They do both belong in the Malvaceae family and have a similar look.

Latin Name: Thespesia grandiflora
Year Adopted: Not specified
Preferred Hardiness Zones: Zones 11-12

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