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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...

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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

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 82 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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Cola

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of small trees, several species of which provide kola nuts which contain much caffeine and are widely traded in W. Africa as a stimulant to combat...

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Lasiopetalum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of soft-wooded trees and shrubs that have simple or slightly lobed, alternate leaves. The flowers are borne in complex cymes. There are 37 species,...

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Brachychiton

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of trees with swollen, bottle-like stems. They are deciduous only at flowering, which is irregular. Their leaves are entire or lobed, and the...

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Theobroma

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of understorey trees, all of restricted natural range, in which the flowers are cauliflorous and ramiflorous, and pentamerous. The fruit is a large...

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Firmiana

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Sterculiaceae)

A genus of trees in which the flowers are vivid. They have a long calyx tube, no petals, and 5 carpels which are united but become free and then dehisce to...

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Does Late-acting Self-incompatibility (LSI) Show Family Clustering? Two More Species of Bignoniaceae with LSI:<i>Dolichandra cynanchoides</i> and <i>Tabebuia nodosa</i>

PETER E. GIBBS and MARTA B. BIANCHI.

in Annals of Botany

October 1999; p ublished online October 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 9 words.

By means of hand pollination experiments and fluorescence microscopy the breeding systems and pollen tube growth were studied in Dolichandra cynanchoides and Tabebuia nodosa, two...

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Elemental sulphur as an induced antifungal substance in plant defence

Richard M. Cooper and Jane S. Williams.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

August 2004; p ublished online June 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 4973 words.

Man's oldest fungicide has probably long functioned in this role in plants, as a natural component of induced antifungal defence. Elemental sulphur (S0) is the only inorganic phytoalexin and...

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