1. Family: Bixaceae Kunth
    1. Cochlospermum Kunth

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics.

    [FTEA]

    Cochlospermaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

    Habit
    Trees, shrubs or rhizomatous herbs or subshrubs
    Calyx
    Sepals unequal
    Filaments
    Filaments slender, equal or ± unequal
    Fruits
    Capsule obovoid or ellipsoid, 3–5-valved, ± hairy or glabrous
    Seeds
    Seeds cochleate-reniform, covered with long woolly hairs; embryo curved.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Argentina Northwest, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Queensland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zaïre

    Introduced into:

    Bahamas, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Jawa, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Puerto Rico, Society Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

    Cochlospermum Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1992 Brooks, R.R. [TMEX 438], Brazil K000973156
    Coradin, L. [5729], Brazil K000973153
    Coradin, L. [6581], Brazil K000973154
    Heringer, E.P. [7312], Brazil K000973152
    Brooks, R.R. [TMEX 479], Brazil K000973155

    First published in Malvac., Büttner., Tiliac.: 6 (1822)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 112.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Keating in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 59: 282–296 (1973), nom. conserv.
    • G.F.P. 2: 233 (1967)
    • van Steenis in Flora Malesiana, ser. 1, 4: 61 (1949)
    • Malv.: 6 (1822)

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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