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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. & S. Brazil.

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
yaigue, cabeza de tigre

[FTEA]

Bombacaceae, H. Beentje (East African Herbarium). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

Morphology Leaves
Leaves 3-6-foliolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary, white or greenish, to 7 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit 10-12.5 cm. long.
Distribution
Originally from South Americawidely planted in East Africa.

[FZ]

Bombacaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Small tree c. 3–5 m. tall; branches sparsely stellate-puberulous when young, soon glabrescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 5–7-foliolate; petiole up to c. 15 cm. long, stellate-puberulous or glabrescent; leaflet-lamina up to c. 19 × 8 cm., elliptic-oblong or slightly obovate-elliptic-oblong, apex acute, often mucronate, base cuneate, minutely and sparsely stellate-puberulous especially below or glabrescent, nerves in 14–20 pairs, slightly raised above, strongly raised below, looping within the margin; petiolules 0–5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers usually solitary in the axils; peduncle up to c. 2 cm. long, stellate-puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 1·7 × 1·3 cm., campanulate, very shallowly lobed, sparsely stellate-puberulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals pale green or greenish-white, 14–17 × c. 0·7 cm., linear, apex subacute, recurved in full flower, very finely tomentellous on both sides.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Staminal tube 3·5–4·7 cm. long; filaments-many, c. 11 cm. long, attached just above the anther-base; thecae c. 2·5 mm. long, linear.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, tomentellous; style c. 15 cm. long, pubescent at the base; stigma 5-lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 9 × 8 cm., ovoid, smooth; wool whitish, not very copious.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds many, c. 2·3 × 2 cm.; testa greyish or greyish-brown with c. 8 pale striations.

Native to:

Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

Introduced into:

Benin, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Pachira glabra Pasq. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Rendiconto Accad. Sci. Soc. Borbon. Napoli 7: 18 (1868)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Masharabu, T., Bigendako, M.J., Lejoly, J., Nkengurutse, J., Noret, N., Bizuru, E. & Bogaert, J. (2010). Etude analytique de la flore et de la végétation du Parc National de la Ruvubu, Burundi International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 4: 834-856.
  • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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