Plant species
Botanical NameHibiscus rosa-sinensis L.
Family MALVACEAE
Used InAyurveda, Folk, Unani and Sidha

Distribution
This species is a native to China, globally distributed in the Pantropics. Within India, it is grown as an ornamental plant in gardens throughout and often planted as a hedge or fence plant.
DIGITAL HERBARIUM
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Language
(No. of Names)
Vernacular Name
Arabic (3)angharae--hindi, angharae-hindi, angharaehindi
English (8)china rose, chinese hibiscus, chinese rose, hawaiian hibiscus, hibiscus, rose mallow, rose-of-china, shoe-flower
Hindi (10)gudhal, gurhal, guthur, jassoon, jasum, jasun, jasund, jasut, java, odhul
Kannada (16)daasaala, daasanige, daasari hoo, daasavaala, dasala, dasalagida, dasana, dasanapu, dasanige, dasanihu, dasavala, dasavana, daswala, kempupundrika, kempupundrike, nadeya
Malayalam (13)aimparutti, ain-pariti, ayamparutti, cemparatti, cemparutti, champarutti, chemburuthi, chemparutti, jampa, japa, schem-pariti, schempariti, shemparatti
Marathi (7)darshan, dasindachaphula, jaasavand, jasavanda, jassvandi, jasund, jasvand
Persian (3)angarae-hindi, angaraehindi, angharae-hindi
Sanskrit (19)arkapriya, aruna, harivallabha, japa, japaapushpa, japapushpa, japapushpam, java, joba, odhrapushpa, odrapuspa, ondrakhya, ondrapuspi, oundrapuspa, pratika, raktapushpi, rogapuspi, rudhrapushpa, trisandhya
Tamil (73)ampurukam, arattam, arattam2, aviyatam, cakoraki, cakorakicceti, cakoram, capa, capakucumam, capakuyamam, capaputpa, capatan, capattippu, cappatticceti2, cappattu3, cappattucceti, cempa, cemparattai, cemparattam, cemparattanceti, cemparikacceti, cemparuddi, cemparutti, cemparuttippu, cempatai, cempumaramuttam, ceppita, ceppitapparattai, cevali, cevvarattai, cevvarattam, chembarathi, chemparattai, cinacappattucceti, cinapparutti, civamparattam, civamparattanceti, civantavecai, civattaci1, civattacikam1, civattaki, civattataci1, civattatci, inamekappu, irattaichegappuchembarattam, irattaimanjajembarattam, kucumavari, mallikati, mallikaticceti, mandaram, mativavi, mativavicceti, orraiccemparattampu, pali, parattai, parunilicceti, sapatoo cheddie, sapattuppu, sappaththi, sappattup-pu, sembarathhai, sembarattai, semparathai, semparathan, semparuthi, shamberattai, shappattup-pu, tacanapu, tacanpu, tamalomaya, tarupaka, tiruttikkiritam, uruttiraputpam
Telugu (16)cembarattamu, chimabarathamu, daanachettu, daasaana chettu, daasaani, daasanamu, dasana, dasanamu, dasani, dasanie, dasanipu, japa, japapushpamu, javapushpamu, mandara, nandara
Urdu (2)gul gurhal taza, gul-e-gurhal

Parts Used
(No. of  Names)
Trade Name
Not recorded (11) chemparathiveru, chemparathiyila, chemparathiyila pacha, jaasvanti phool (lal), jashwanti, jaswand, japa, jasvanti phool (safed), javaphool, jawa phool / gurhal, jawaful
FLOWER (1) hibiscus flower