Definition of Sleeping hibiscus

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Malvaviscus having brilliant bell-shaped drooping flowers like incompletely opened hibiscus flowers.

Exact synonyms: Wax Mallow, Waxmallow
Generic synonyms: Mallow
Group relationships: Genus Malvaviscus, Malvaviscus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeping Hibiscus

sleepily
sleepiness
sleepinesses
sleeping
sleeping around
sleeping at the switch
sleeping bag
sleeping bags
sleeping beauty
sleeping capsule
sleeping car
sleeping cars
sleeping draught
sleeping giant
sleeping giants
sleeping hibiscus (current term)
sleeping lions
sleeping off
sleeping partner
sleeping pill
sleeping pills
sleeping policeman
sleeping policemen
sleeping room
sleeping sickness
sleeping tablet
sleeping tablets
sleeping together
sleepingly
sleepings

Literary usage of Sleeping hibiscus

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1. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"... the traditional diet, but its leaves produce the materials from which women plaited mats for sitting and sleeping. Hibiscus provides a soft, light wood, ..."

2. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"... the traditional diet, but its leaves produce the materials from which women plaited mats for sitting and sleeping. Hibiscus provides a soft, light wood, ..."

3. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"... HBK sleeping hibiscus ' Capucha de Monje" (fig. 61) Malvaceae The common name is derived from the appearance of unopened hibiscus flowers. ..."

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