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Sterculiaceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

A family of trees, shrubs, climbers, and herbs that have stellate hairs or scales. The leaves are simple or palmately compound, with stipules, and the petiole is often long and kneed. The...

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Sterculiaceae

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

A family of trees, shrubs, climbers, and herbs that have stellate hairs or scales. The leaves are simple or palmately compound, with stipules, and the petiole is often long and kneed. The...

See overview in Oxford Index

Sterculiaceae

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 72 words.

A family of trees, shrubs, climbers, and herbs that have stellate hairs or scales. The leaves are simple or palmately

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Sterculiaceae

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 83 words.

A family of trees, shrubs, climbers, and herbs that have stellate hairs or scales. The leaves are simple or palmately

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Theobroma

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 58 words.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of understorey trees, all of restricted natural range, in which the flowers are cauliflorous and

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Cola

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 39 words.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of small trees, several species of which provide kola nuts which contain much caffeine and

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Firmiana

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 54 words.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of trees in which the flowers are vivid. They have a long calyx tube, no

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Triplochiton scleroxylon

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A fast-growing western African tree, nowadays extensively planted for its valuable timber (obeche), which is often exported.

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Triplochiton scleroxylon

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 21 words.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A fast-growing western African tree, nowadays extensively planted for its valuable timber (obeche), which is often exported.

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Brachychiton

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 55 words.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of trees with swollen, bottle-like stems. They are deciduous only at flowering, which is irregular.

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Lasiopetalum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 37 words.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of soft-wooded trees and shrubs that have simple or slightly lobed, alternate leaves. The flowers

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