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Marantaceae

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 27 June 2012, following Suksthan et al. 2010

Donax Lour.

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  1. Donax canniformis (G.Forst.) K.Schum. in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 15 (1893) 440; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 248; --Thalia canniformis G.Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr. (1780). Java, Borneo, Philippines to Aru Isls, New Guinea, Admiralty Isls, Vanuatu and the Marianas. Throughout the Philippines in all islands and provinces. Common in low and medium elevation secondary forests, especially along streams. Photos

Maranta L. [Not native]

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  1. Maranta arundinacea L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 2; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 163; EPFP 1 (1924) 250. Photos

 Monophrynium K.Schum. = Phrynium Willd.

Phacelophrynium K.Schum. = Phrynium Willd.

Phrynium Willd.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 18 August 2017

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  1. Phrynium bracteosum (Warb. ex K.Schum.) Suksathan & Borchs., Taiwania 55 (2010) 29; --Phacelophrynium bracteosum (Warb.) K.Schum. in Engl., Pflanzenreich 11 (1902) 123; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 250; --Phrynium bracteosum Warb. ex K.Schum. in Engl., loc. cit. in syn; --Type: Vidal 3976 (K, lecto), Luzon: Albay province. Borneo, Philippines. LUZON: Batangas, Sorsogon, MINDORO, BILIRAN, LEYTE, SAMAR, MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur, Agusan del Norte. Low and medium elevation primary forests. Photos
  2. Phrynium fasciculatum (C.Presl) Horan., Prod. Scitam. II (1862); --Monophrynium fasciculatum (C.Presl) K.Schum. in Engl., Pflanzenreich 11 (1902) 68; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 250; --Calathea fasciculata C.Presl, Rel. Haenk. 1 (1827) 108, t. 10, Fig. 1; --Type: BS 34797 Ramos & Edaño (PNH, holo, lost; Plate in Reliq. Haenk. 1 (1830) tab XVI, lecto). --Monophrynium congestum Ridl., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 197; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 250; --Type: FB 9548 Curran (PNH, holo, lost). Philippines, Moluccas (Halmahera). LUZON: Apayao, Cagayan, Laguna, Quezon, BILIRAN, LEYTE, SAMAR, MINDANAO: Surigao del Norte. Lowland and medium elevation primary forests. Photos
  3. Phrynium interruptum (Warb. ex K.Schum.) Suksathan & Borchs., Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159 (2009) 394; --Phacelophrynium interruptum (Warb.) K.Schum. in Engl., Pflanzenreich 11 (1902) 121; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 251; --Phrynium interruptum Warb. ex K.Schum., loc. cit. in syn; --Types: Warburg 12495, 12160, 14585 (B lost, syn); Elmer 14552 (PNH, neo; BO, NY, P, S, iso), Luzon: Sorsogon prov., Mt. Balusan, Irosin, Oct-1915. Philippines to E. Indonesia. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Benguet, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Quezon, Camarines, Sorsogon, POLILLO, PANAY, CEBU, LEYTE, SAMAR, MINDANAO: Agusan, Davao. Low and medium elevation forests. Photos
  4. Phrynium minutiflorum Suksathan & Borchs., Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159 (2009) 394. --Phacelophrynium cylindricum Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 269; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 251; --Type: BS 30503 Ramos (PNH, lost; K, lecto; US, isolecto), Catanduanes: Catanduanes prov., Mt Mariguidon, in damp forest, 23-Nov-1917. Endemic to Philippines. CATANDUANES, PANAY. Lowland primary forests. Conservation status: Vulnerable (DAO 2017-11). Photos
  5. Phrynium pubinerve Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae 1 (1827) 38; --Type from Java. --Phrynium philippinense Ridl. in Elmer, LPB 2 (1909) 569; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 249. India, Myanmar, Indo-China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines. BABUYAN ISLS, LUZON: Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Rizal, Laguna, Quezon, Albay, Sorsogon, POLILLO, ALABAT, MINDORO, PALAWAN, PANAY, NEGROS, LEYTE, MINDANAO. Low and medium elevation forests. Photos
  6. Phrynium simplex (Elmer) Suksathan & Borchs., Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 159 (2009) 394; --Monophrynium simplex Elmer, LPB 1 (1908) 276; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1924) 250; --Type: Elmer 9147 (BO, holo; K, US, iso), Elmer 7611 (K, para). Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Laguna, Quezon. Forested slopes near streams, c. 750m.

Literature

DENR Administrative Order. 2017. Updated national list of threatened Philippine plants and their categories. DAO 2017-11

Holttum, RE. 1951. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 13: 254-296.

Kennedy, H. 1985. Kew Bulletin 41: 725-731.

Suksthan, P, DA Madulid & F Borchsenius. 2010. Marantaceae in the Philippines. Taiwania 55: 28-36

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