- Flore pittoresque et médicale des Antilles, vol. 1
- Descourtilz, Michel-Etienne
- Paris, 1821
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View of a roselle branch with buds, flowers, and leaves.
Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is a plant in the family Malvaceae native to West Africa. It is mostly grown for bast fiber, but is also used for food coloring.
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