family Sterculiaceae


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Related to family Sterculiaceae: Tiliaceae
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Noun1.family Sterculiaceae - a large family of plants of order Malvales
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Malvales, order Malvales - Malvaceae; Bombacaceae; Elaeocarpaceae; Sterculiaceae; Tiliaceae
genus Sterculia - type genus of the Sterculiaceae: deciduous or evergreen trees of Old and New World tropics and subtropics
Brachychiton, genus Brachychiton - Australian trees (usually with swollen trunks)
Cola, genus Cola - large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
genus Dombeya - genus of African shrubs or small trees
Firmiana, genus Firmiana - small genus of Asian trees or shrubs
genus Helicteres, Helicteres - genus of shrubs and small trees of tropical America and Asia having cylindrical fruits spirally twisted around one another
genus Heritiera, genus Terrietia, Heritiera, Terrietia - small genus of timber trees of eastern Asia, Australasia and tropical Africa that form large buttresses
genus Hermannia, Hermannia - genus of African herbs and subshrubs having honey-scented bell-shaped flowers
genus Pterospermum, Pterospermum - genus of tropical Asian trees and shrubs
genus Tarrietia, Tarrietia - small genus of east Asian and Australian timber trees
genus Theobroma, Theobroma - cacao plants
genus Triplochiton, Triplochiton - small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leaves
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Firmiana simplex, commonly known as the Chinese parasol tree or wutongpinyin is an ornamental plant or tree of the cacao, or chocolate family Sterculiaceae of the order Malvales, native to Asia.
This species has been recorded as abundant in an Atlantic rainforest fragment at "Vale Natural Reserve" in Linhares, and on plants of the family Sterculiaceae (= Malvaceae) in State of Bahia (Nascimento & Carvalho 2000; Zucchi 2008), Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.
Chocolate is made from the fruit of the cacao tree, Theobroma cacoa in the plant family sterculiaceae.