Bunchosia

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Bunchosia
Bunchosia nitida 1.jpg
Bunchosia nitida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Malpighiaceae
Genus: Bunchosia
Rich. ex Kunth
Species

ca. 75 species; see text

Synonyms

Malacmaea Griseb.[1]

Bunchosia is a genus in the Malpighiaceae, a family of about 75 genera of flowering plants in the order Malpighiales. It contains roughly 75 species of trees and shrubs, which are native to dry woodlands, savannas, and wet forests. Their range extends from Mexico and the Caribbean to southeastern Brazil and adjacent Argentina. Bunchosia is one of three arborescent genera of Malpighiaceae with fleshy, bird-dispersed fruits.

Selected species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bunchosia Rich. ex Kunth". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  2. ^ a b "Species Records of Bunchosia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2010-06-29. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Bunchosia at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Bunchosia at Wikispecies