What is another word for Genus Pavonia?

1 synonym found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pavˈə͡ʊni͡ə], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs pavˈə‍ʊni‍ə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_a_v_ˈəʊ_n_iə]

Genus Pavonia refers to a group of flowering plants that belong to the Malvaceae family. It is also known as the hibiscus family. This genus comprises approximately 200 species of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous plants. The common names for this genus include rock rose, sherardia, and swamp mallow. Some popular species of Pavonia include Pavonia Missionum, Pavonia Calypso, and Pavonia Odorata. The plants originating from this genus typically produce showy flowers that range from red, pink, orange, and yellow. The genus Pavonia is widely distributed across the tropical and temperate regions of the world, including North and South America, Asia, and Africa.

Synonyms for Genus pavonia:

How to use "Genus pavonia" in context?

Pavonia is a genus of about 60-70 species of flowering plants in the family Caesalpinaceae. Pavonia is the only genus in the family with a single species in North America, Pavonia podophylla, discovered and named by James Edward Smith in 1840. Pavonia is the type genus of the Pavoniaceae an extinct family of flowering plants, first described by Linnaeus in 1753. Pavonia is native to the tropics of the Americas and Africa.

Many Pavonia species are vines, reaching up to around 30 m in length and with roots that spread deep underground.

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