Sterculia apetala (Jacq.) Karst. Panama tree

Symbol: STAP
Group: Dicot
Family: Sterculiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree
Native Status:
  HEAP2 Helicteres apetala Jacq.
Distribution: Sterculiaapetala(Jacq.) Karst. distribution:
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Dilleniidae
Order   Malvales
Family   Sterculiaceae – Cacao family
Genus   Sterculia L. – sterculia
Species   Sterculia apetala (Jacq.) Karst. – Panama tree
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA