Fremontodendron var ‘Tequila Sunrise’
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Malvales||Includes cacao, balsa, lime, linden, basswood, daphnes, hibiscus, hollyhocks, okra, baobab, cotton, kapok, and many others|
|Family||Malvaceae||Includes okra, jute, cacao, hibiscus, many others|
|Genus||Fremontodendron||For John Charles Fremont (1813-1890), “the Pathfinder,” Army officer and presidential candidate who collected plants on four hazardous journeys exploring the western United States|
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Fremontodendron var ‘Tequila Sunrise’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.
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5/3/2007 · Death Valley Area · By Jeffrey A. Barry ID is uncertain