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Erythroxylaceae

Erythroxylum P.Browne

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 28 October 2017

Photos
  1. Erythroxylum cuneatum (Miq.) Kurz, J. As. Soc. Beng. 433 (1874) 135; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 325; --Payens, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 548; --Urostigma cuneatum Miq., London J. Bot. 6 (1847) 585. --Erythroxylum platyphyllum Merr., PJS 3 c (1908) Bot. 232; EPFP 2 (1923) 325. --Erythroxylum iwahigense Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1776; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 325. Myanmar (Tenasserim, Moulmein, Mergui, and Andaman Isls), Thailand, S Vietnam, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Banka, Billiton, Riouw & Lingga Archipelago, Philippines, C Sulawesi, Muna, W Java, Lesser Sunda Isls (Kangean, Sumbawa), Anambas and Natuna Is, Moluccas (Halmaheira, Ternate, Seram), W New Guinea (only on the isls of Waigeo and Misool, not on mainland). LUZON, PALAWAN, MINDANAO. Photos

Non-naturalized:

  1. Erythroxylum coca Lam., Encycl. Meth. Bot. 2 (1786) 393; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 267; EPFP 2 (1923) 326; --Payens, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 547. Native of South America, cultivated in various tropical countries. Photos
  2. Erythroxylum novogranatense (D.Morris) Hieron., Bot. Jahrb. 20, Beibl. 49 (1895) 35; --Payens, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 546; --Erythroxylum coca var. novogranatense D.Morris, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1889 (1889) 5. Native of South America, cultivated elsewhere in the tropics. Peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Selangor), W & E Java, Borneo (Sabah), Philippines, Sulawesi (Minahassa). LUZON. Often grown as a hedge plant.

Literature

Payens, JPDW. 1958. Erythroxylaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 543-552

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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Last updated 28 October 2017