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Taxon: Thespesia grandiflora DC.

 
Genus: Thespesia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Gossypieae
Nomen number: 36523
Place of publication: Prodr. 1:456. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Feb-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]


    Cultivated (also cult. in neotropics)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Dorr, L. J. 2011. Review of Malvaceae sensu lato data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  3. Fryxell, P. A. 1979. The natural history of the cotton tribe 93.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Montezuma speciosissima DC.
  5. Moscoso, R. M. 1943. Catalogus florae domingensis.

Check other web resources for Thespesia grandiflora DC. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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=36523. Accessed 22 November 2019.