Also known as Chinese Hibiscus, Shoeblack plant, China Rose and Hawaiian Hibiscus, grown as an ornamental plant
The flowers are large, trumpet-shaped, and have 5 petals.
Colors can be white to pink, red, orange, yellow, or purple.
Said to have medicinal uses and in China black shoe polish is made from its petals and also as women’s black hair dye.
It’s a national flower of Malaysia., known as BUNGA RAYA- Wikipedia
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