1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Brachychiton Schott & Endl.
      1. Brachychiton acerifolius (A.Cunn. ex G.Don) F.Muell.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Australia.

    [FTEA]

    Sterculiaceae, Martin Cheek & Laurence Dorr; Nesogordonia, Laurence Dorr, Lisa Barnett. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2007

    Note
    This species frequently is cultivated as an ornamental, such as in Uganda and on Zanzibar, Victoria Garden.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, Queensland

    Introduced into:

    Norfolk Is.

    Brachychiton acerifolius (A.Cunn. ex G.Don) F.Muell. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000671625 neotype

    First published in Fragm. 1: 1 (1858)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Noad & Birnie, Trees Kenya: 271, fig. p. 272 & t. 18 (1989).
    • F.M. 27: 46 (1979), as acerifolium;
    • F.Z. 1(2): 557 (1961);
    • I.T.U.: 13 (1953)
    • Fragm. 1: 1 (1858)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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