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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.