Firmiana simplex

ClassificationDicots
FamilySterculiaceae
Family (Traditional)Malvaceae
GenusFirmiana
SpeciesFirmiana simplex W.F Wight
Common NameChinese Parasoltree
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesTN-IPPC Rank: Emerging Threat
Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternte; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; Invasive; TN[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Firmiana platanifolia Firmiana platanifolia Schott & Endl.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (TN), Knox (TN), McNairy (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1980 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0147978 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
TENN-V-0147987 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
TENN-V-0147977 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
TENN-V-0147976 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
TENN-V-0147979 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
TENN-V-0147980 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
TENN-V-0147975 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Firmiana simplex
UCHT019673 Tennessee
UCHT
Firmiana simplex
APSC0009851 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Firmiana simplex
MTSU014448 Rutherford Tennessee E. Rucker
MTSU
Firmiana simplex
MTSU014451 McNairy Tennessee 02 Oct 2011 Jeff Bonner
9
MTSU
Firmiana simplex
MTSU014449 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Nov 1980 Becky Stevens
64
MTSU
Firmiana simplex
MTSU014450 Rutherford Tennessee Oct. 14 Vickie Hillis
16
MTSU
Firmiana platanifolia
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Plant Photos

Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne
Firmiana simplex - Milo Pyne