Hibiscus Flower(Hibiscus sabdariffa)

Hibiscus sabdariffa is an annual herb with a woody lower stem and long narrow leaves. It is thought to be native to India, Indonesia, Malaysia and West Africa. Sabdariffa is also known as roselle, karkade, jelly okra, Java jute, Jamaican sorrel and Florida cranberry.

Roselle’s flowers are pale yellow with deep red or purple colored centres. A fleshy, fruit calyx forms once the flowers have bloomed and withered. The fruit’s kidney shaped seeds are enc