Genus: Bombacopsis Pittier

Usually considered a synonym of: Pachira Aubl.

Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Alternate family(ies): Bombacaceae
Genus number: 1564
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Pochota Ram. Goyena, nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Alverson, W. S. 1994. New species and combinations of Catostemma and Pachira (Bombacaceae) from the Venezuelan Guayana. Novon 4:3-8. Note: = Pachira Aubl.
  2. Nicolson, D. H. & A. Robyns. 1987. (883) Proposal to conserve 5024a Bombacopsis against Pochota (Bombabaceae). Taxon 36:655-656. Note: accepts
  3. Stevens, W. D. 1987. On the identity and recognition of the genus Pochota Ramirez Goyena (Bombacaceae). Taxon 36:458. Note: = Pochota R. Goyena
  4. Steyermark, J. A. & W. D. Stevens. 1988. Notes on Rhodognaphalopsis and Bombacopsis (Bombacaceae) in the Guayanas. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75:396-398. Note: = Pachira Aubl.
  5. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama. Note: accepts

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 15 August 2020.