Calflora
Taxon  Report   9123    
Firmiana simplex  (L.) W. Wight
Chinese parasoltree
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Firmiana simplex, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California.

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Family: STERCULIACEAE  
Genus: Firmiana
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Firmiana platanifolia
PLANTS: Sterculia platanifolia
More information about  Firmiana simplex
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FISI2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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