Bombacaceae

Malvaceae s.l. - Bombacoideae

Adansonia L. (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Adansonia digitata L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 1190. Notes: Baobab.

Bombax L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 26 July 2021
  1. Bombax ceiba L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 511; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 325; EPFP 3 (1923) 45. = Bombax malabaricum DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 479; ≡ Salmalia malabarica (DC.) Schott & Endl., Melet. (1832) 35; ≡ Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr., Lingnan Sc. J. 5 (1927) 126. Distribution: Australia, Bangladesh, Bismarck Arch, Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Java, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Solomon Isls, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. CAMIGUIN, LUZON: Abra, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Rizal, MINDANAO, MINDORO. Notes: Scattered in secondary and primary forests at low and medium elevation. Native.

Camptostemon Masters

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 26 July 2021
  1. Camptostemon philippinensis (S.Vidal) Becc., Malesia 3 (1889) 273; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 46; ≡ Cumingia philippinensis S.Vidal, Phan. Cuming. Philipp. (1885) 212. Distribution: Philippines, Sulawesi. BASILAN, BOHOL, LUZON: Quezon, MASBATE, MINDANAO: Zamboanga, NEGROS, PALAWAN, PANAY. Notes: Edges of mangroves and tidal streams. Conservation status: Endangered (DAO 2017-11). Native.

Cavanillesia Ruiz & Pav. (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Cavanillesia hylogeiton Ulbr., Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 6 (1914) 163.

Ceiba Mill. (Not native)

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 8 November 2020
  1. Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn., Fruct. 2 (1791) 244; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 326; EPFP 3 (1923) 45; ≡ Bombax pentandrum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 511. Distribution: Neotropics. Notes: Planted in the settled areas throughout the Philippines and naturalized. Naturalized.

Ochroma Sw. (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Ochroma pyramidale (Cav.) Urb., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 5 (1920) 123; ≡ Bombax pyramidale Cav. ex Lam., Encycl. 2 (1788) 552. Notes: Balsam.

Pachira Aubl. (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Pachira glabra Pasq., Rendiconto Accad. Sci. Soc. Borbon. Napoli 7 (1868) 18.

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