Thespesia

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Thespesia
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Thespesia populnea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Gossypieae
Genus: Thespesia
Sol. ex Corrêa[1]
Species

18 species, see text

Synonyms[1]
  • Armouria Lewton
  • Atkinsia R.A.Howard
  • Azanza Alef.
  • Maga Urb.
  • Montezuma DC.
  • Shantzia Lewton
  • Thespesiopsis Exell & Hillc.
  • Ulbrichia Urb.

Thespesia is a genus of 18 floweringshrubs and trees in the Hibiscus family, Malvaceae, although within the family they are more closely related to cotton plants (Gossypium). The genus is distributed from the South Pacific through Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "genus Thespesia". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) online database. Retrieved 30 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Thespesia beatensis". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Thespesia cubensis". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  4. ^ "Thespesia danis". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  5. ^ "Species Records of Thespesia". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2009-03-31. 

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