Family: Malvaceae - Mallow family
Growth Habit: Shrub
Tribal Name: Sik-aangtho (Khumi), Sureya (Murang), Sowa Amela (Tanchangya).
Weak-stemed shrubby annual, softly downy and sparingly armed with prickles. Leaves palmately 3-5 lobed, with more or less truncate base, crenate-serrate; petiole long, prickly. Flowers large, yellow with dark purple centre, axillary, solitary.Capsules ovoid hairy.
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts in fallow lands and scrub forests.
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