|Subkingdom:||Tracheobionta – Vascular plants|
|Superdivision:||Spermatophyta – Seed plants|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta or Angiosperms – Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida – Dicots|
|Family:||Malvaceae (The Mallow family)|
|Botanical name:||Hibiscus mutabilis|
|Common Name:||Changing Rose or Cotton Rosemallow|
H. mutabilis is a small tree. The species name mutabilis means, changeable. In the morning the flowers are creamy white-colored. After few hours, pink highlights begin to appear on the flower petals. Around noon the flower turns pink colored and in the evening, dark pink!
The above pictures were taken with Nikon Coolpix. Please click on each picture to get the full view.
Location: My garden at Kottayam, Kerala