Eriotheca candolleana

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Eriotheca candolleana
Eriotheca candolleana


Taxonavigation: Malvales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Malvales

Familia: Malvaceae
Subfamilia: Bombacoideae
Tribus: Bombaceae
Genus: Eriotheca
Species: Eriotheca candolleana



Eriotheca candolleana (K.Schum.) A.Robyns, 1963


  • Homotypic
    • Bombax candolleanum K.Schum. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 12(3): 218 (1886)
  • Heterotypic
    • Bombax chartifolium K.Schum. in Beibl. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 60: 16 (1905)
    • Bombax chastifolium K.Schum. ex Glaz. in Mém. Soc. Bot. France 3: 51 (1905), opus utique oppr.
    • Bombax octophyllum Vell. in Fl. Flumin.: 288 (1829)
    • Bombax ruficalix Silveira in Arq. Mus. Nac. Rio de Janeiro 22: 102 (1919)
    • Ceiba microphylla K.Schum. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 12(3): 213 (1886)
    • Eriotheca candolleana var. glazioui A.Robyns in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 33: 137 (1963)
    • Xylon microphyllum (K.Schum.) Kuntze in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 75 (1891)


Native distribution areas:
Eriotheca candolleana
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Duarte, M.C. & Lopes Esteves, G. (2012). Nomenclatural notes on Eriotheca (Bombacoideae, Malvaceae). Novon 22: 152-154.

Vernacular names

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