Hibiscus for ID-GS24032021-1: 3 images.
Please help with the ID of this Hibiscus species, cultivated small shrub with almost rounded leaves with entire margin, flowers with short staminal column.
Photographed from HSR Layout area, Bangalore, 16-9-2015.
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ?
leaves are different, staminal tube shorter and most important leaves are almost entire, epicalyx fewer.
For me it looks … is correct as there are innumerable varieties and cultivars available
Sorry friends you may ignore membranous toothed leaves of H. rosa-sinensis (vs thick entire leaves of my plant), linear 6-9 epicalyx in H. rosa-sinensis (vs 5-7 triangular-lanceolate in my plant). I would go with cultivar of H. arnottianus (or H. denisonii, which is of course an ambiguous name), which is almost as widely cultivated as H. rosa-sinensis.
I am sharing more pictures to make things more clear.
Hibiscus key with slight correction
To me also looks different from Hibiscus arnottianus as per