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Useful Tropical Plants

Talipariti archboldianum

(Borss. Waalk.) Fryxell

Malvaceae


The name of this species has recently (2001) been changed from Hibiscus archboldianus, though this is not universally recognised as yet(2009)[
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Title
Plants for a Future
Author
Ken Fern
Description
Notes from observations, tasting etc at Plants For A Future and on field trips.
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+ Synonyms

Hibiscus archboldianus Borss. Waalk.

Hibiscus lepidotus Borss. Waalk.

Hibiscus womersleyanus Borss. Waalk.

Common Name:

Talipariti archboldianum
Tree growing in cultivation under glass
Photograph by: Raffi Kojian
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General Information

Talipariti archboldianum is a tree growing 8 - 50 metres tall.
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its fibre.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

714
Title
Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium Vol. 23
Publication
 
Author
Anderson C. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
University of Michigan Herbarium
Year
2001
ISBN
0091-1860
Description
A series of botanical articles including a proposed new genus Talipariti, separated from Hibiscus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.

Range

Australasia - New Guinea to New Britain.

Habitat

Primary and secondary forests[
714
Title
Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium Vol. 23
Publication
 
Author
Anderson C. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
University of Michigan Herbarium
Year
2001
ISBN
0091-1860
Description
A series of botanical articles including a proposed new genus Talipariti, separated from Hibiscus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitTree
Height25.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



Plants can flower and fruit all year round[
714
Title
Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium Vol. 23
Publication
 
Author
Anderson C. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
University of Michigan Herbarium
Year
2001
ISBN
0091-1860
Description
A series of botanical articles including a proposed new genus Talipariti, separated from Hibiscus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The fibrous inner bark is used for making ropes, string, baskets etc[
714
Title
Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium Vol. 23
Publication
 
Author
Anderson C. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
University of Michigan Herbarium
Year
2001
ISBN
0091-1860
Description
A series of botanical articles including a proposed new genus Talipariti, separated from Hibiscus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].
Long strips of the outer bark are a favoured material for flooring and sleep mats[
714
Title
Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium Vol. 23
Publication
 
Author
Anderson C. (Editor)
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
University of Michigan Herbarium
Year
2001
ISBN
0091-1860
Description
A series of botanical articles including a proposed new genus Talipariti, separated from Hibiscus. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
].

Propagation

Seed -

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