Sterculia apetala

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Panama tree
Camoruco OSilva.JPG
On the bank of the Orinoco, Venezuela
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Sterculia
Species: S. apetala
Binomial name
Sterculia apetala
(Jacq.) H.Karst.[1]
  • Clompanus apetala (Jacq.) Kuntze
  • Clompanus chichus (A. St.-Hil. ex Turpin) Kuntze
  • Clompanus punctatus (DC.) Kuntze
  • Helicteres apetala Jacq.
  • Sterculia capitata G. Karst. ex F. Seym.
  • Sterculia carthaginensis Cav. nom. illeg.
  • Sterculia chicha A. St.-Hil. ex Turpin
  • Sterculia elata Ducke
  • Sterculia punctata DC.
Fruit capsule

Sterculia apetala, commonly known as the Panama tree,[2] camoruco or manduvi tree, is a species of plant in the Malvaceae family.[1] It is found in Central and South America and on Caribbean islands.


  1. ^ a b c "Sterculia apetala (Jacq.) H.Karst.". The Plant List. 2013. Retrieved 28 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Sterculia apetala". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 3 December 2015.