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Taxon: Pentapetes phoenicea L.

 
Genus: Pentapetes
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Dombeyoideae
Nomen number: 317786
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:698. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • copper-cups  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • wu shi hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India (natzd.?), Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Dorr, L. J. 2011. Review of Malvaceae sensu lato data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  2. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  3. Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998-. Flora de la República de Cuba
  4. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  5. Merrill, E. D. 1922-1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  6. Press, J. R. et al. 2000-. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource)
  7. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Pentapetes phoenicea L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=317786. Accessed 7 December 2019.