Neha Patil

Burretiodendron

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Kingdom  Plantae
Subfamily  Dombeyoideae
Rank  Genus
Family  Malvaceae
Scientific name  Burretiodendron
Order  Malvales
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Lower classifications  Burretiodendron hsienmu, Burretiodendron esquirolii, Burretiodendron tonkinense

Burretiodendron is a genus of trees. Traditionally included in the family Tiliaceae, it is included in the expanded Malvaceae in the APG and most subsequent systematics. It contains some species formerly in the (not too closely related) Pentace. Thus, Parapentace may be a synonym of Burretiodendron rather than Pentace.

These are deciduous or semi-evergreen trees with heart-shaped leaves and winged capsules.

This genus is native to and distributed in Asia.

Species

Species include:

  • Burretiodendron brilletii
  • Burretiodendron esquirolii
  • Burretiodendron hsienmu
  • Burretiodendron kydiifolium
  • Burretiodendron obconicum
  • Burretiodendron siamense
  • Burretiodendron tonkinense
  • Burretiodendron yunnanense
  • References

    Burretiodendron Wikipedia


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