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:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pseudobombax
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pseudobombax
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Pseudobombax
Wikipedia: Pseudobombax
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pseudobombax
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pseudobombax

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Pseudobombax.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1873, retrieved 27 March 2023

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