5024.050 Pseudobombax Dugand

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Small to medium-sized trees, without spines. Leaves simple or palmately compound. Flowers large, white, red or purple.

Closely related to Bombax but the leaflets are not articulated at the base and the calyx is usually truncate, glandular and persistent.

Worldwide: 20 species, native to tropical America

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Pseudobombax ellipticum

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ellipticum (Kunth) DugandDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pseudobombax:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudobombax
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pseudobombax
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pseudobombax
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pseudobombax
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Pseudobombax
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pseudobombax
JSTOR Plant Science: Pseudobombax
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pseudobombax
Plants of the World Online: Pseudobombax
Tropicos: Pseudobombax
Wikipedia: Pseudobombax

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Pseudobombax.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1873, retrieved 23 June 2024

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