Are these two trees related?

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Chithra V

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Aug 11, 2009, 9:15:18 PM8/11/09
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Are Thespesia populnea and Hibiscus tileaceus related? How?
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Barry Stock

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Aug 11, 2009, 9:24:20 PM8/11/09
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Both trees are classified as part of the Malvaceae family, and both exhibit obvious floral characteristics of that family. Thespesia has a seed capsule that is a flattened disc ringed with seeds, and Hibiscus tileaceus has the classic Hibiscus seed capsule, "heart" shaped and five-chambered. 

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Gurcharan Singh

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mahadeswara

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Apr 9, 2021, 12:25:07 AMApr 9
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Gurucharan ji,
In the link provided by you one of the photos belongs to Melastomataceae i.e. Distributed as Hibiscus tiliaceus ?
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