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Family: STERCULIACEAE* 

 Firmiana pallens
 

All photo by Chanin Thorut, Thailand.

  
Author:  William Thomas Stearn 1955 ?
Family:  Sterculiaceae*
Habitat:  South Yunnan (India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam)
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  50 centimetres
Height:  20 meters
Flower:  Red-Orange
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Erythropsis pallens, Henry Nicholas Ridley 1934. Sterculia pallens Wall. ex King

   This member of the Sterculiaceae* family might be given this name by William Thomas Stearn in 1955 . It is found in southern Yunnan (India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam), growing on limestone or other well drained soil with some water and some sun. It will grow to a slim tree with a stem 50 centimetres in diameter and 20 meters high. The flowers are red-orange.

*This family might been incorporated in the Malvaceae family now, as sub-family: Sterculioideae, tribe: Sterculieae.

MoBot: Firmiana pallens (Wall. ex King) Kosterm. ???

PlantsIndia.org: F.V. Muell. in Vict. Nat. 3: 48. 1866 ???