Sterculiaceae


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Noun1.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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Ecological benefits of Myrmecochory for the endangered chaparral shrub Fremontodendron decumbens (Sterculiaceae), Am.
These forests are dominated by Sterculiaceae and Ulmacae, and their undergrowth is made up of herbaceous plants such as Maranthaceae and Acanthaceae (Westphal et al.
Tradicionalmente se le ubica dentro de la familia Sterculiaceae Vent.; sin embargo, en la actual clasificacion de APG IV (2016) forma parte de la familia Malvaceae, subfamilia Byttnerioideae junto con Byttneria Loefl., Hermannia L., Melochia L., Theobroma L., Waltheria L., entre otros.
Sterculiaceae family is an arboreal fruit species, that reaches a height of 15-20 m in the forest, but remains below 8 m when cultivated [1].
In Hainan, the tropical forest is characterized by Vatica and Hopea (Dipterocarpaceae), Heritiera (Sterculiaceae), Amesiodendron (Sapindaceae), Homalium (Salicaceae), Alphonsea (Annonaceae), Gironniera (Ulmaceae), Dillenia (Dilleniaceae) and Ancistrocladus (Ancistrocladaceae).
Plant families with the highest number of species were Poaceae (32 species); Asteraceae (26); Fabaceae (12); Cyperaceae (10); Crassulaceae and Solanaceae (five species each); Apiaceae, Asphodelaceae, Celastraceae, Rosaceae, and Rubiaceae (four species each); Amaranthaceae, Anacardiaceae, Apocynaceae, Lamiaceae, Myrtaceae, Polygonaceae, Sterculiaceae, and Vitaceae (three species each) (Table 2).
(Sterculiaceae) (HT), known as "Shan-Zhi-Ma" in Chinese, one of the herbal medicines widely used in traditional medicine in southern China, has been reported to be effective in the treatment of influenza fever, bacterial infections, inflammation, and even cancer [18,19].
Cross-amplification and characterization of microsatellite loci for three species of Theobroma (Sterculiaceae) from the Brazilian Amazon.