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Malpighiaceae

Aspidopterys Juss.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 5 November 2017

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  1. Aspidopterys elliptica (Blume) Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. ii, 13 (1840) 266; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 380; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 127; --Hiraea elliptica Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 225. ?China, Indochina, Andaman Isls, Sumatra (rare), W-E Java, Borneo (rare), Philippines (common).
  2. Aspidopterys tomentosa (Blume) Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. 2, 13 (1840) 267; --Hiraea tomentosa Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 225.

Doubtfully occurring in the Philippines: 

  1. Aspidopterys henryi Hutch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1917 (1917) 94. --Aspidopterys glabriuscula var. subrotunda Nied., Arbeiten Bot. Inst. Königl. Lyceums Hosianum Braunsberg 6 (1915) 13. Said to be based on Warburg 13393 from LUZON: Pampanga prov. (Arayat). Not seen by Jacobs for his revision of the family for Flora Malesiana.

Galphimia Cav. [Not native]

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  1. Galphimia gracilis Bartling, Linnaea 13 (1839) 552; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 144. --Galphimia glauca auct. non Cav.; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 277. --Thryallis glauca auct. non (Cav.) Kuntze; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 383. Native of Central America, rather widely cultivated as an ornamental in lowlands below 1000m. Not naturalized? Photos

Hiptage Gaertn.

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  1. Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz, J. As. Soc. Beng. 43, II (1874) 136; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 132; --Banisteria benghalensis L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 427. --Hiptage macroptera Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 189; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. --Hiptage pinnata Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1810; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382. --?Hiptage tetraptera Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. Sri Lanka, India (throughout), NW to the Punjab, Himalayan foothills up to 1500m, Nicobar and Andaman Isls, S China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Madura, Kangean Archipelago, Lesser Sunda Isls (Bali; Alor; Timor), Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi (including Saleijer Is). Cultivated in Malesia and in some other tropical countries because of its pretty, fragrant flowers. PALAWAN, ?MINDANAO. Photos
  2. Hiptage luzonica Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philipp.) 35 (1906) 33; EPFP 2 (1923) 381; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 135. --Hiptage javanica auct. non Blume; --Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 190; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --Hiptage cebuensis Elmer, LPB 2 (1910) 683; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --Hiptage cumingii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 190; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --?Hiptage loheri Merr., Sp. Blancoanae (1918) 213; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --Hiptage reticulata Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 186; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --?Hiptage curranii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. Philippines, Sulawesi.
  3. Hiptage pubescens Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 382; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 136. --Hiptage pubescens var. lanceolata Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. LUZON.

Malpighia L. [Not native]

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  1. Malpighia coccigera L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 426; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 5 (1955) 145. Central America (Caribbean area). Widespread in cultivation as an ornamental. Not naturalized? Photos

Ryssopterys Blume ex Juss. = Stigmaphyllon

Stigmaphyllon A.Juss.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 12 September 2013

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  1. Stigmaphyllon dealbatum (A.Juss.) C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 83; --Ryssopterys dealbata A.Juss., Arch. Mus. Paris 3 (1843) 386; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382; --Type: Cuming 1775 (P, holo; C, GOET, K, L, iso), Cebu. --Ryssopterys cumingiana A.Juss., Arch. Mus. Paris 3 (1843) 384; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382; --Ryssopterys dealbata var. cumingiana (A.Juss.) Nied. (1915) 58; --Type: Cuming 1489 (P, holo; K, L, iso), Mindoro. BATANES, LUZON, MASBATE, PANAY, SAMAR, CEBU, MINDANAO, MINDORO, PALAWAN.
  2. Stigmaphyllon merrillii C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 92; --Type: Merrill 8247 (US, holo; L, iso), Mindanao: Zamboanga, Nov/Dec-1911. LUZON, BOHOL, MINDANAO, BASILAN, PALAWAN. Photos
  3. Stigmaphyllon timoriense (DC.) C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 100; --Banisteria timoriensis DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 588; --Ryssopterys timoriensis (DC.) Blume ex A.Juss. Icon. Sel. Pl. 3 (1837) 21; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 5 (1955) 140; --Type: from Timor. Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, East Timor, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Australia, possibly New Caledonia, Philippines. TAWI-TAWI.

Tristellateia Thouars

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  1. Tristellateia australasiae A.Rich., Sert. Astrolab. Atlas (1833) t. 15; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 278; EPFP 2 (1923) 380; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 136. Myanmar (Mergui Isls), Thailand, S Vietnam, Taiwan, throughout Malesia, New Ireland, Australia (Queensland), New Caledonia, Carolines. Photos

Acknowledgements

Benigno Resurreccion kindly contributed some of the photos on this webpage.


Literature

Anderson, CE. 2011. Revision of Ryssopterys and transfer to Stigmaphyllon (Malpighiaceae). Blumea 56: 73-104

Davis CC & WR Anderson. 2010. A complete phylogeny of Malpighiaceae inferred from nucleotide sequence data and morphology. American Journal of Botany 97: 2031-2048.

Jacobs, M. 1955. Malpighiaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 125-145

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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