The Wildflower Center's Seed Bank was established in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) Seeds of Success (SOS) program in concert with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Millennium Seed Bank Program (MSBP). The purpose of the Seed Bank is to collect, conserve, and develop native plant materials for stabilizing, rehabilitating and restoring lands in Texas and the United States.
To request seed from the Wildflower Seed Bank, please contact the Seed Bank Curator.
Melochia pyramidata L.
Pyramidflower, Broom-wood, Pyramid FlowerSterculiaceae (Cacao Family)
USDA Symbol: MEPY
Accession Number: LBJWC-1294Field Data Form: LBJWC-1294.pdf
Collection Date: 2009-09-01
Accession Number: LBJWC-1294
Collection Number: 1294
Collector(s): Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Collected with: Malone, D.
Location DataCountry: US
Municipality: San Bernard Nwr
Geog_area: Western Gulf Coastal Plain
Location: San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge, Hudson Woods Unit, Sally Lake Road, 0.6 miles NE of intersection with FM521, entrance area Latitude: 29.163880
Georeference Source: GPS
GPS Datum: WGS84 Altitude: 43 FT
Elevation in M: 13
Habitat DataAssociated Taxa: Cynodon dactylon, Ampelopsis arborea, Toxicodendron radicans
Slope: 1 degree
Geology: Clayey alluvium
Soil Texture: silty clay loam
Collection DataPlants Sampled: 50 plants sampled.;
Population Size: 50