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Rosa Sinensis: Menusha

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The hibiscus or scientifically known as rosa sinensis, which means Chinese Rose in Latin, is the national floral mascot of Malaysia and is believed to have been introduced to the Malay Peninsula in the early 12th century by Chinese traders. The hibiscus is also the representative of many tropical nations such as South Korea, Haiti