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Plumbaginaceae

Limonium Mill.

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  1. Limonium wrightii (Hance) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2 (1891) 396; --Statice wrightii Hance, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 5, 5 (1866) 236; --Type from Japan. Japan, S Taiwan, Philippines. BATAN: Sabtang Island.

Plumbago L.

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  1. Plumbago indica L. in Stickm., Herb. Amb. (1754) 24; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 362; EPFP 3 (1921) 275; --Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1949) 111.
  2. Plumbago rosea L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2 (1762) 215; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 362. Widely distributed in the Old World tropics. Probably native in SE Asia. Malesia except Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and New Guinea.
  3. Plumbago zeylanica L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 151; -Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 362; EPFP 3 (1923) 275; --Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1949) 109. Old World tropics to Hawaii, possibly indigenous only to SE Asia. Throughout Malesia (except Borneo and the Moluccas). Photos

Cultivated, non naturalized taxa

  1. Limonium sinuatum (L.) Mill., Gard. Dict. Ed. 8 (1768) no. 6; --Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1949) 112; --Statice sinuata L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 276. Native of the Mediterranean. Photos
  2. Plumbago auriculata Lam., Encycl. 2 (1876) 270; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 361; EPFP 3 (1921) 275; --Steen., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1949) 111. Native of S Africa. A common ornamental in Malesia, up to 1100m. Not naturalized. Photos

Literature

Nakamura, K, RR Rubite, G Kokubugata, Y Kono, M Yokota & CI Peng. 2013. First record of the genus Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) from the Malesian region. Phytotaxa 152: 56-58

Steenis, CGGJ van. 1949. Plumbaginaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 107-112

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