This native shrub is commonly known as climbing hibiscus.
Reported at 0 Fraser Coast localities: .
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Abelmoschus moschatus subsp. tuberosus is described as a "higher dicot" in the Malvaceae family.
A few old records to the north and south of the region. More common in northern Australia.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.