Triumfetta rhomboidea

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Triumfetta rhomboidea
Triumfetta rhomboidea at Kadavoor.jpg
Flowering plant in Kerala, India.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Grewioideae
Genus: Triumfetta
Species: T. rhomboidea
Binomial name
Triumfetta rhomboidea

Triumfetta rhomboidea, commonly known as diamond burbark[2] or Chinese bur, is a shrub that is extensively naturalised in tropical regions.[3][4]

Its bark--sometimes called burbark--makes a kind of Jute.

The taxon was first formally described in 1760 by botanist Nikolaus von Jacquin.[5]


  1. ^ "Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.". The Plant List. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Triumfetta rhomboidea". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 14 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Harden G. J. "Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.". PlantNET - New South Wales Flora Online. Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney Australia. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Taxon: Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Triumfetta rhomboidea". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 21 July 2013.