Florissantia speirii

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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: Sterculioideae
Genus: †Florissantia

Species: Florissantia speirii


Florissantia speirii (Lesquereux) Machester 1992


Porana speirii Lesquereux, 1883
Porana similis Knowlton, 1916
Florissantia physalis Knowlton, 1916
Holmskioldia speirii (Lesquereux) MacGuinitie 1956

Type locality[edit]

Latest Eocene, Florissant, Colorado, USA

Type Material[edit]

Holotype: United States national Museum, Washington, District of Columbia, USA USNM387553


  • Machester, Steven, R. (1992). Flowers, Fruit, and Pollen from Florissantia, an Extinct Malvalean Genus from the Eocene and Oligocene of Western North America. American Journal of Botany 79(9): 996–1008