Definition of hibiscus :
A genus of plants ( herbs, shrubs, or trees), some species of which have large, showy flowers. Some species are cultivated in India for their fiber, which is used as a substitute for hemp. See Althea, Hollyhock, and Manoe.
flower (part of speech: noun)
fuchsia, crocus, fleur-de-lis, geranium, amaryllis, hawthorn, aster, edelweiss, morning-glory, snowberry, water lily, snowball, phlox, Queen Anne's lace, marigold, columbine, sweet william, rhododendron, mayflower, hepatica, yucca, oleander, clematis, camellia, hydrangea, chrysanthemum, rose, azalea, spirea, black-eyed susan, wallflower, hollyhock, bluebell, flax, periwinkle, cowslip, lupine, ranunculus, dahlia, anemone, forget-me-not, verbena, cornflower, orchid, indigo, lady's slipper, buttercup, jonquil, wisteria, trillium, mimosa, strawflower, iris, pansy, baby's breath, daffodil, tulip, daisy, acacia, primrose, rosemary, dogwood, goldenrod, smilax, lilac, gladiolus, narcissus, duckweed, peony, lotus, lily, carnation, lavender, dandelion, laurel, gardenia, flower, snapdragon, sweet pea, begonia, African violet, foxglove, foxtail, zinnia, viburnum, hyacinth, poppy, bloodroot, heather, sunflower, magnolia, larkspur, poinsettia, honeysuckle, violet, jasmine, petunia
shrub (part of speech: noun)
gooseberry, pomegranate, currant, cranberry, myrtle, bayberry, juniper, elder, huckleberry, mesquite, sumac, privet, shrub, furze, holly, gorse, sisal, forsythia, syringa, sagebrush, poison sumac, zenobia, cotton, chokeberry, blueberry, pussy willow, mistletoe, blackthorn, tamarisk, guava, alder, rose of sharon, jute, milkwort, locust, spiraea, blackberry
- The sun went down; the soft air grew colder: we walked quickly back through the outskirts of Tangier, between gardens full of plumbago, dituria, geraniums, hibiscus, pointsettias, narcissus, frescia, and roses of all sorts, besides other flowers. - "In the Tail of the Peacock", Isabel Savory.
- The carnation, the morning- glory, and the rarer blossoms of the hibiscus are well adapted to the work, also the daffodil and some of the wonderful orchids. - "Little Folks' Handy Book", Lina Beard Adelia B. Beard.
- Plants and trees sprang out of the sand, and such flowers as there were- roses, and pomegranate blossoms, hibiscus, and passion flowers- climbed, and rambled, and pushed, and hung in heavy drapery, as best they could without attention or guidance. - "The Golden Silence", C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson.