Bombax L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 511 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Brazil North, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 213.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 227 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 511 (1753)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 227(1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 511 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0