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Opiliaceae

Edited by Dan Nickrent

More photos on Parasitic Plant Connection HERE

Cansjera Juss.

Photos
  1. Cansjera rheedei Gmel., Syst. 1 (1791) 280; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 115; --Hiepko, Fl. Males. ser. 1,10 (1984) 50, Fig. 14a-c, 16. Nepal, India and Sri Lanka to S China, Sumatra (E coast, Palembang), Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (NW Kalimantan, Sarawak, Sabah), Philippines. MINDORO, CEBU, SIBUTU, BASILAN. Thickets, especially near the seashore. Photos

Champereia Griff.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 1 November 2016

Photos
  1. Champereia manillana (Blume) Merr., PJS 7 c (1912) Bot. 233; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 185; EPFP 2 (1923) 116; --Hiepko, Fl. Males. ser. 1,10 (1984) 35, Fig. 1, 2, 5b; --Cansjera manillana Blume, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1 (1851) 246.

Melientha Pierre

No Photos
  1. Melientha suavis Pierre, Bull. Soc. Linn. Paris 1 (1888) 763; --Hiepko, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 35, Fig. 4, 5a.

Opilia Roxb.

Photos
  1. Opilia amentacea Roxb., Pl. Coromandel. 2 (1798) 31, t. 158; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 184; EPFP 2 (1923) 115; --Hiepko, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 47. Tropical Africa, India and Sri Lanka through Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, across Malesia to the Solomon Isls and N Australia. LUZON: Mountain Province, Pangasinan, Bataan, Rizal, Camarines, POLILLO, CULION, PALAWAN. Dry thickets and open forests at low and medium elevation, often near the sea. Flowering and fruiting throughout the year. Photos

Acknowlegements

Michael Calaramo contributed some of the photos on this webpage.

Literature

Hiepko, P. 1979. A revision of Opiliaceae I. Genera of the eastern Old World, excluding Opilia. Willdenowia 9: 13-56.

Hiepko, P. 1982. A revision of Opiliaceae II. Opilia Roxb. Willdenowia 12(2):161-182.

Hiepko, P. 1984. Opiliaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 10: 31-52

Langenberger, G. 2002. Note on the occurrence of Melientha suavis subsp. suavis (Opiliaceae) in the Philippines. Flora Malesiana Bulletin 13: 60

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Last updated 16 August 2017