Asphodelaceae

Including Aloaceae, Hemerocallidaceae, Xanthorrhoeaceae

Aloe L. [Cultivated, not naturalized]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 19 October 2020

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  1. Aloe vera L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 320; --Merr. EPFP 1 (1923) 204. --Aloe humilis auct. non L.; --Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 256; Fl. Filip. ed. 2 (1845) 179; Fl. Filip. ed. 3 (1877) 321. --Aloe barbadensis Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8. (1768) n. 2; --Naves, Novis. App. (1880) 266. Native to Africa. Cultivated. Photos

Dianella Lam.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 10 October 2017

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  1. Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC., Red. Lil. 1 (1802) t. 1; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 203; --Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 207; --Dracaena ensifolia L., Mant. Pl. 1 (1767) 63. --Dianella revoluta auct. non R.Br.; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 203. --Dianella caerulea auct. non Sims; --Merr., PJS 2 c (1907) 266; EPFP 1 (1922) 202. --Dianella nemorosa Lam., Encycl. 2 (1786) 276, nom. inval.; Tabl. Encycl. 2 (1792) 388, nom. illeg; --Hatusima, Mem. Fac. Agr. Kagoshima Univ. 5 (1966) 59. Africa, Madagascar, Himalayas, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, China, Taiwan, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific, Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Pangasinan, Mountain Province, Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, Bataan, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna, Quezon, Camarines, Sorsogon, POLILLO, CATANDUANES, MINDORO, PALAWAN, PANAY, NEGROS, LEYTE, JOLO, MINDANAO, BUCAS GRANDE. Throughout Malesia; open grasslands to forests, from the lowlands c. 2200m. Fl. Jan-Dec. Photos
  2. Dianella javanica (Blume) Kunth, Enum. 5 (1850) 52; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 203; --Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 209; --Rhuacophila javanica Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae (1827) 14. New Caledonia, Pacific, Philippines. BATANES, LUZON: Ifugao, Mountain Province, Benguet, Zambales, Quezon, Camarines, Albay, MINDORO, MINDANAO: Davao. Throughout Malesia, open slopes, thickets, ravines, forest edges, exposed narrow ridge crests, edges of fumaroles and volcanic craters, streambanks, etc, locally common, c. 1000-2400m. Fl. Jan-Dec. Photos

Literature

Chase, MW, JL Reveal & MF Fay. 2009. A subfamilial classification for the expanded asparagalean families Amaryllidaceae, Asparagaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 132136.

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

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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