hibiscus hibiscus


  • (n) any plant of the genus Hibiscus


  1. The new, ten-story Caribe Hilton stood dazzling and white on a peninsula, amid a garden of yellow hibiscus trees, breadfruit, almonds and tall waving palms.
  2. Accompaniments include truffled honey, muscatel raisins and novelties like hibiscus chutney.
  3. In his case, the spindly physic-nut shrubs in his garden are supplanting a fragrant frangipani tree or colorful hibiscus bush.


  1. Taste of Lee gives locals a chance to look, touch — and eat

    Anyone who has wanted to grow herbs or exotic fruit trees or learn how to make juice from hibiscus was able to get tips Saturday.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The News-Press

  2. Cultural stories told 'Side by Side'

    “Barrio Baroque” is the term Arturo Infante Almeida uses to describe his new body of kaleidoscopic color images — photographs that incorporate bullfighters, maguey plants, hibiscus blooms and yellow roses, Christ figures and carved saints, yard art and sun stones, and food items from a typical Mexican American pantry — in ornate gold frames. Guerrero's work, including symbolic human portraits ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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  1. "Puerto Rico's striking quarter design evokes its tropical beauty, rich history and culture," Moy said. "With San Juan Bay as the background of the coin, the hibiscus flower and 16th century sentry box remind us that Puerto Rico stands for...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Ed Moy Source: Hispanic PR Wire (press release)

  2. "Most surf wear was originally designed for men," said Ruby. "Women's surf wear was typically added as an afterthought, offering only scaled-down versions of men's clothing in hibiscus flower prints. We want to provide women with quality,...
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Ruby Source: Emediawire (press release)

  3. "The lady's finger plant has a really beautiful yellow flower with a reddish centre, similar to a hibiscus. When it bears fruit, we can eat the fruit, which is the lady's finger," said Abdullah after launching the RM8.1mil Taman Seribu Bunga...
    on Jun 30, 2007 By: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Source: Malaysia Star

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