Pterygota brasiliensis

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Pterygota brasiliensis


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: Pterygota
Species: Pterygota brasiliensis


Pterygota brasiliensis Allemão, 1862


  • Homotypic
    • Basiloxylon brasiliensis (Allemão) K.Schum. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(6): 98 (1893)
  • Heterotypic
    • Basiloxylon rex K.Schum. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 12(3): 12 (1886)
    • Sterculia rex Mart. ex K.Schum. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 12(3): 12 (1886), not validly publ.


Native distribution areas:
Pterygota brasiliensis
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

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


Primary references[edit]

Allemão, 1862. Trab. Comm. Sci. Expl., Bot. 1: 7

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.


Vernacular names[edit]

português: pau-rei, farinha-seca. maperoá
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