Tibouchina pulchra is a plant species in the genus Tibouchina .
Tibouchina Aubl. is a Neotropical flowering plant genus in Melastomataceae Juss. that contains approximately 240 species. Species of this genus are herbs, shrubs or trees and typically have purple flowers. They are native to Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America where they are found as far south as northern Argentina. Members of this genus are known as glory bushes, glory trees or princess flowers. The name Tibouchina is adapted from a Guianan indigenous name for a member of this genus . A recent systematic study has shown that this genus is paraphyletic.
2,6-Dimethoxybenzoquinone is a toxic chemical compound found in T. pulchra.
2,6-Dimethoxybenzoquinone (2,6-DMBQ) is a benzoquinone, a chemical compound found in Rauvolfia vomitoria and in Tibouchina pulchra.
Ludwig Riedel was a German botanist. Riedel described relatively few species himself, but collected hundreds of new species, many named after him. The genus Riedelia (Ericaceae) was named for him by Meisner.
Aspidosperma cylindrocarpon is a timber tree native from Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, and Peru. It is common in Atlantic Forest, Cerrado and Pantanal vegetation of Brazil. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius. In addition, it is useful for beekeeping.
Aspidosperma macrocarpon is a timber tree native to Brazil, Venezuela, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru. It is common in Cerrado vegetation. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, and it is useful for beekeeping.
Aspidosperma polyneuron is a timber tree native to Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, and Paraguay. It is common in Atlantic Forest vegetation. In addition, it is useful for beekeeping.
Aspidosperma subincanum is a timber tree native to Brazil and Bolivia. It is common in Cerrado vegetation in Brazil. It was first described by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius in 1838.
Hancornia is a genus of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, first described as a genus in 1812. It is native to South America. It contains only one known species, Hancornia speciosa, commonly called mangabeira, which produces fruits known as mangabas.
Aechmea cylindrata is a bromeliad, native to southeastern Brazil from São Paulo to Santa Catarina. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, and it is often used as an ornamental plant.
Gomphrena prostrata is a plant native to Caatinga and Cerrado vegetation in Brazil, specially in Bahia and São Paulo. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.
Gomphrena pohlii is a plant native to Cerrado vegetation in Brazil, specially in São Paulo. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.
Billbergia pyramidalis, commonly known as the Flaming torch, is a species of bromeliad that is native to Brazil, Venezuela, French Guiana, the Lesser Antilles and Cuba. It is reportedly naturalized in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and on the Island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
Gil Martins Felippe was a Brazilian scientist and writer. He was known as Gil Felippe in his most recent books. He was the son of Bernardina Martins Felippe, a teacher and Virgilio Felippe, an accountant.
Aechmea bocainensis is a species of plant in the genus Aechmea. This species is endemic to Brazil, found in the States of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
Aechmea caudata is a species in the genus Aechmea. This species is native to southeastern Brazil from Espírito Santo to Rio Grande do Sul.
Aechmea recurvata is a species in the genus Aechmea. This species is native to southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and northern Argentina.
Fontes do Ipiranga Biological Reserve is a biological reserve in the Fontes do Ipiranga State Park of São Paulo State, Brazil.
T. pulchra may refer to:
Cyclopogon elatus is a species of terrestrial orchids. It is widespread across much of Latin America from Mexico to Argentina, as well as in the West Indies and southern Florida.
The Botanical Garden of São Paulo is a botanical garden in São Paulo, Brazil. The park spans a 164.45 hectare area in the Fontes do Ipiranga State Park, at the district of Água Funda, in São Paulo's South zone, next to São Paulo Zoo. It houses the state's Botanical Institute. It was founded, in its current location, in 1928, by the botanist Frederico Carlos Hoehne.
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