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Iridaceae

Belamcanda Adans. = Iris

Crocosmia Planch. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 3 August 2017

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  1. Crocosmia crocosmiiflora (G.Nicholson) N.E.Br., Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 20 (1932) 264; --Tritonia crocosmiiflora G.Nicholson, Ill. Dict. Gard. 4 (1887) 94. A garden hybrid between C. aurea Planch. & C. pottsii (Baker) N.E.Br. Cultivated nearly worldwide and became naturalized in many places including mountainous parts of the Cordillera highlands. Photos

Eleutherine Herb. = Sisyrinchium

Geosiris Baill.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser & Dave General, 17 July 2016

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  1. Geosiris sp. Philippines. MINDANAO: Davao Oriental, Mt. Hamiguitan. Only known from photographs by Dave General. Photos

Gladiolus L. [Not native]

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  1. Gladiolus dalenii Geel, Sert. Bot. fasc. 28 (1829); --Hillard & Burtt, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 37 (1979) 297. --Gladiolus natalensis (Ecklon) Reinw. ex Hook., Bot. Mag. (1831) t. 3084; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 83. Native of tropical and S Africa. Naturalized in the Philippines. LUZON.

Iris Adans. [Not native]

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 23 October 2016

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  1. Iris domestica (L.) Goldblatt & Mabb., Novon 15 (2005) 129. --Belamcanda chinensis (L.) DC. in Red. Lil. 3 (1802) t. 121; --C.B.Rob., PJS 6 c (1911) Bot. 312; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 152; EPFP 1 (1922) 220; --Quisumb., Med. Pl. Philip. (1951) 181; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 82. Himalaya to Japan and Philippines. Cultivated and locally naturalized in many tropical and subtropical countries. Photos

Patersonia R.Br.

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  1. Patersonia philippinensis Goldblatt, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 98 (2012) 521; --Type: B.J. Stone et al. 16390 (BRIT, holo; BISH, iso), Mindoro, Mt. Halcon, 14-Apr-1991. --Patersonia lowii non Stapf, --Merr., PJS 2 c (1907) Bot. 268; EPFP 1 (1922) 220; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 79, Fig. 1-3, 4 (map). Endemic to the Philippines. MINDORO: Mindoro Oriental (Mt Halcon), PALAWAN (Mt Mantalingahan), MINDANAO: Davao Oriental (Mt Hamiguitan). Photos

Sisyrinchium L. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 15 July 2017

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  1. Sisyrinchium palmifolium L., Mant. Pl. (1767) 122; --Eleutherine palmifolia (L.) Merr., PJS 7 c (1912) Bot. 233; Fl. Manila (1912) 153; Sp. Blancoanae (1918) 104; EPFP 1 (1922) 220; --Quisumb., Med. Pl. Philip. (1951) 182; Backer & Bakh.f., Fl. Java   3 (1968) 150; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 82. --Antholyza meriana Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 24; idem. ed. 3, 1 (1877) t. 100; --Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philip.) 27 (1905) 85. Native to tropical America, cultivated and naturalized in tropical Africa and Malesia: W Java, W Borneo, Philippines. LUZON, NEGROS, LEYTE, MINDANAO.


Acknowledgements

Dave General kindly contributed photos of Geosiris.

Literature

Geerinck, DJL. 1977. Iridaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 8: 77-84

Goldblatt, P. 2012. Systematics of Patersonia (Iridaceae, Patersonioideae) in the Malesian Archipelago. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 98: 514-523.

Goldblatt, P & DJ Mabberley. 2005. Belamcanda included in Iris, and the new combination I. domestica (Iridaceae: Irideae). Novon 15: 128-132.

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Last updated 3 August 2017