Cochlospermum

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Cochlospermum
Cochlospermum-vitifolium.jpg
Cochlospermum vitifolium in Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Bixaceae
Genus: Cochlospermum
Kunth[1][2][3]
Synonyms[4]
  • Maximilianea Mart. ex Schrank
  • Wittelsbachia Mart. & Zucc.
  • Azeredia Arruda ex Allemão

Cochlospermum is a genus of trees in the Bixaceae family; some classifications place this genus in the family Cochlospermaceae. It is native to tropical regions of the world, particularly Latin America, Africa, the Indian Subcontinent, and Australia.[4]

Species[edit]

Species include:[4]

  1. Cochlospermum angolense Welw. ex Oliv. - Angola, Zaïre
  2. Cochlospermum fraseri Planch. - Western Australia, Northern Territory
  3. Cochlospermum gillivraei Benth. - Northern Territory, Queensland, Papua New Guinea
  4. Cochlospermum intermedium Mildbr - Central African Republic
  5. Cochlospermum noldei Poppend. - Angola
  6. Cochlospermum orinocense (Kunth) Steud. - Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Brazil, Peru
  7. Cochlospermum planchonii Hook.f. ex Planch. - tropical Africa from Sierra Leone to Sudan
  8. Cochlospermum regium (Schrank) Pilg. - Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay
  9. Cochlospermum religiosum (L.) Alston - India, Sri Lanka, Western Himalayas, Myanmar; naturalized in Cambodia, Java, Bali, Peninsular Malaysia
  10. Cochlospermum tetraporum Hallier - Bolivia, northwestern Argentina
  11. Cochlospermum tinctorium Perrier ex A.Rich. - tropical Africa from Sierra Leone to Uganda
  12. Cochlospermum vitifolium (Willd.) Spreng. - Mexico, Cuba, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Guianas, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil; naturalized in Trinidad, Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Bahamas
  13. Cochlospermum wittei Robyns - Zaïre

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IPNI: Cochlospermum". International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  2. ^ "IPNI: Cochlospermum". Australian Plant Name Index. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  3. ^ Kunth, K.S. in von Humboldt, F.W.H.A., Bonpland, A.J.A. & Kunth, K.S. 1822. Nova Genera et Species Plantarum Edn. Quarto, 5(22): 297
  4. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families