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This genus is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea, Australia.
Brachychiton acerifolius

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire or palmately lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in racemes or panicles, unisexual or bisexual
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5–6, united at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androphore
Androphore or androgynophore with 10–15 anthers irregularly clustered at the top
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary of 5 carpels which are free at maturity
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit of stalked woody follicles with numerous seeds enveloped by honeycomb-like compartments of endocarp.
Distribution
Genus of some 40 species in Australia, a few of which are widely cultivated as ornamentals or for fodder.

Native to:

New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Introduced into:

California, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, Norfolk Is., Pakistan, Sicilia, Spain, Trinidad-Tobago

Brachychiton Schott & Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Melet. Bot.: 34 (1832)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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/
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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