Family:
Malvaceae Juss.

Firmiana simplex (L.) W.Wight

This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. China to Vietnam, S. Japan to Taiwan.

Native to:

Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Nansei-shoto, Taiwan, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Korea, Louisiana, Mauritius, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

Firmiana simplex (L.) W.Wight appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2006 s.coll. [s.n.], China K000380103 Unknown type material
Dec 1, 2011 Wilson, E.H. [667], Hubei Hibiscus simplex K000779771 isotype
Dec 1, 2011 Wilson, E.H. [667], Hubei Hibiscus simplex K000779772 isotype
Chevalier [5945] Sterculia tomentosa K000240957

First published in Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 142: 67 (1909)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015). Flora of North America North of Mexico 6: 1-468. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of Japan IIc: 1-328. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Shamso, E. & Hamdy, R. (2010). Melhania steudneri (Sterculiaceae) new record for Egypt, and a synopsis of the Sterculiaceae in Egypt Nordic Journal of Botany 28: 174-181.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015). Flora of North America North of Mexico 6: 1-468. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of Japan IIc: 1-328. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • U.S. Dept. Agric. Bur. Pl. Industry, Bull. 142: 67 (1909).

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