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 ???