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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: Firmiana
Species: F. bracteata – F. calcarea – F. colorata – F. danxiaensis – F. diversifolia – F. fulgens – F. hainanensis – F. kerrii – F. kwangsiensis – F. major – F. malayana – F. minahassae – F. papuana – F. philippinensis – F. pulcherrima – F. simplex – F. subglabra – F. sumbawaensis

Source(s) of checklist:

'eFloras 2008. Firmiana in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
The Plant List 2013. Version 1.1 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Nov 17.

Name

Firmiana Marsili (1786)

Type species: Firmiana platanifolia (L.) Schott & Endl.

Synonyms

Homotypic
Firmiana sect. Eufirmiana (Schott & Endl.) Terrac., Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 1: 55. 1897 [1].
Sterculia subg. Firmiana (Marsili) R.Br. in Bennet, Pl. Jav. Rar. 3: 235. 1844 [2].

Heterotypic
Erythropsis Lindl. ex Schott & Endl., Melet. Bot. 33. 1832.
Firmiana sect. Erythropsis (Lindl. ex Schott & Endl.) Terrac., Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Palermo 1: 55. 1897 [3].
Type species: Erythropsis roxburghiana Schott & Endl, nom. illeg.
Karaka Raf., Sylva Tellur. 72. 1838.
Type species: Karaka colorata Raf.

References

Marsili, G.M. (1786) Saggi Sci. Lett. Accad. Padova 1: 114, 116.

Firmiana[1] is a genus of flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, formerly placed in the now defunct Sterculiaceae; it may sometimes be called the "parasol tree". The genus name honours Karl Joseph von Firmian.[2]

Species

The Catalogue of Life lists 16 species:[3]

Firmiana calcarea
Firmiana colorata
Firmiana danxiaensis
Firmiana diversifolia
Firmiana fulgens
Firmiana hainanensis
Firmiana kerrii
Firmiana kwangsiensis
Firmiana major
Firmiana malayana
Firmiana minahassae
Firmiana papuana
Firmiana philippinensis
Firmiana pulcherrima
Firmiana simplex — Chinese parasol tree, or wutong[4]
Firmiana sumbawaensis

References

Marsili GM (1786) Saggi Sci. Lett. Accad. Padova i. 106
"Firmiana simplex". Plant Finder. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
Ya Tang; Michael G. Gilbert & Laurence J. Dorr. "Firmiana". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 24 March 2013.

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