Cordiaceae

Coldenia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 6 September 2022
  1. Coldenia procumbens L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 125; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 396; EPFP 3 (1923) 376; I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 13; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 67; Type: Plukenet, Phytographia, t. 64, f. 6. = Coldenia procumbens var. aristata Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 376; Type: Merrill 9565, Palawan. Distribution: Africa, Australia, Borneo, China, India, Indochina, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand. PALAWAN. Notes: In dry regions subject to seasonal flooding, ricelands, etc. Native.

Cordia L.

  1. Cordia aspera G.Forst., Fl. Austral. (1786) 18; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 72; Type: from Australia. = Cordia cumingiana S.Vidal, Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1885) 187; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 373; Type: Cuming 1012 (syn), Luzon; Vidal 1647 (MA, syn), Luzon: Abra; Vidal 1653 (syn), Luzon: San Mateo. Distribution: Australia, Borneo, Moluccas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Solomon Isls. LEYTE, LUZON: Abra, Benguet, Cagayan, La Union, Pangasinan, Rizal, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Davao, Surigao, Zamboanga, MINDORO, PANAY. Native.
    • ssp. aspera. Distribution: Australia, Borneo, Moluccas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Solomon Isls. LEYTE, LUZON: Benguet, Cagayan, La Union, Pangasinan, Rizal, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Davao, Surigao, Zamboanga, MINDORO, PANAY. Notes: Low and medium elevation thickets and secondary forests. Native.
  2. Cordia dichotoma G.Forst., Prodr. (1786) 18; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 373; I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 8; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 75; Type: from New Caledonia. = Cordia blancoi S.Vidal, Revis. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 192; Type: Vidal 475 (MA, syn), Luzon: Tarlac, La Paz. = Cordia myxa auct. non L.; C.B.Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4 (1883) 136; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 393. Distribution: Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra. LUZON: Albay, Quezon, Tarlac. Notes: Throughout the Philippines in most islands and provinces. Usually common in secondary forests, thickets, etc. from sea level to c. 500m. Native.
  3. Cordia subcordata Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1 (1792) 421; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 374; I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 3; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 78; Type: Commerson s.n. (P-JU), ‘ex insulis Praliniis’. Distribution: Africa, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Moluccas, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Sulawesi, Vietnam. BASILAN, BURIAS, JOLO, LUZON: Batangas, Camarines, La Union, Quezon, MINDANAO, MINDORO, PALAWAN, POLILLO, TAWI-TAWI. Notes: Forests and thickets along the seashore, often common. Native.

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Cordia gerascanthus L., Syst. Veg., ed. 10 (1759) 936; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 77; Type: from Jamaica. Distribution: Neotropics. Notes: Introduced in cultivation in the Philippines. Not naturalized. Cultivated, not naturalized.

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