La familia Bombacaceae (Malvales) en Costa Rica

General descriptions and taxonomic keys to the nine genera (Bernoullia, Ceiba, Huberodendron, Matisia, Ochroma, Pachira, Pseudobombax, Quararibea, and Spirotheca) and twenty-four species of Bombacaceae species known to occurr in Costa Rica are presented here. Three species are endemic to the country...

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Main Author: Cascante Marín, Alfredo
Format: Artículo
Published: 2019
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/10669/78964
Summary: General descriptions and taxonomic keys to the nine genera (Bernoullia, Ceiba, Huberodendron, Matisia, Ochroma, Pachira, Pseudobombax, Quararibea, and Spirotheca) and twenty-four species of Bombacaceae species known to occurr in Costa Rica are presented here. Three species are endemic to the country (Huberodendron allenii, Quararibea costaricensis, and Q. pumila). The genus Quararibea is the most diverse with ten species. This treatment provides additional information about geographic distribution, uses, and floral phenology. Selected species are illustrated.