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Nartheciaceae

Aletris L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 14 August 2017

Photos
  1. Aletris foliolosa Stapf, Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. 2, 4 (1894) 240; --Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 230, Fig. 18 a-d, 19. --Liriope brachyphylla Merr., PJS 2 c (1907) Bot. 266; EPFP 1 (1922) 206; --Type: Merrill 5710 (NY, US, iso), Mindoro: Mindoro Oriental prov., Mt Halcon, seepage slopes in open heath, c. 2400m, Nov-1906. N Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah: Mt Kinabalu), Philippines. MINDORO: Mindoro Oriental (Mt Halcon). Liriope brachyphylla Merr. is doubtfully reduced to this species by Jessop (1979).
  2. Aletris spicata (Thunb.) Franch., J. de Bot. 10 (1896) 199; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 207; --Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 232, Fig. 18e-g; Hypoxis spicata Thunb. in J.A.Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 14 (1784) 326. Japan, S China, Korea, Taiwan, N Philippines. LUZON: Abra, Mountain Province, Benguet. Among grasses above (1000-)1600-2300m, usually in pine forest, but often in open places. Fl. Jan-Dec. Photos

Literature

Jessop, JP. 1979. Liliaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 9: 189-235

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