Buxaceae

Buxus L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 24 September 2021
  1. Buxus loheri Merr., PJS 9 c (1914) Bot. 311; EPFP 2 (1923) 464; Type: Loher 6857 (US, iso), Luzon: Rizal, Montalban, Feb-1905. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Rizal. Notes: Medium elevation forests. Native.
  2. Buxus pachyphylla Merr., PJS 9 c (1914) Bot. 310; EPFP 2 (1923) 464; Type: BS 20828 Escritor (US, iso), Luzon: Quezon, Mt Cadig, near Guinayangan, 9-Mar-1913. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Quezon. Notes: Primary forests at low and medium elevation. Native.
  3. Buxus rivularis Merr., PJS 9 c (1914) Bot. 309; EPFP 2 (1923) 465; Type: BS 13169 Foxworthy & Ramos (US, iso), Luzon: Quezon, Guinatacutan (Kinatacutan), on rocks along the river, 75-100m, Mar-1911. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Quezon. Notes: On boulders along periodically flash-flooding streams, low elevation. Native.
  4. Buxus rolfei S.Vidal, Rev. Fl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 233; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 465; Type: Loher 6849. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Bataan, Bulacan (photos), Pampanga, Quezon, Rizal, MINDANAO: Surigao, PALAWAN, SIBUYAN. Notes: Low and medium elevation primary forests. Native.

Sarcococca Lindl.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 27 June 2021
  1. Sarcococca philippinensis Stapf ex Sealy, Hooker's Icon. Pl. 35 (1947) t. 3471; Type: Loher 4645, Philippines. = Sarcococca saligna auct. non Müll.-Arg.; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 465. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Mountain Province. Notes: Mossy forests, c. 2000-2700m. The name Sarcococca saligna is been misapplied to Sarcococca philippinensis in some resources (e.g., Hassler 2019). Native.

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