Ehretiaceae

Ehretia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 27 July 2022
  1. Ehretia acuminata R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 497; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 374; I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 21; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 92; Type: from Australia. = Ehretia acuminata var. polyantha (DC.) I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 24; ≡ Ehretia polyantha DC., Prodr. 9 (1845) 511; Merr., EPFP 4 (1925) 246; Type: Perrottet (GE), Philippines. Distribution: Australia, China, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Moluccas, New Guinea, Philippines. LUZON: Abra, Albay, Batangas (photos), Cagayan, Camarines, Camarines Sur, Ilocos Norte, Laguna, NCR, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon, Rizal, Sorsogon, Zambales, MINDANAO: Davao, Davao del Sur, NEGROS. Notes: Low elevation primary and secondary forests. Native.
  2. Ehretia aquatica (Lour.) Gottschling & Hilger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 123(2) (2001) 263; ≡ Rotula aquatica Lour., Fl. Cochinch. (1790) 121; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 376; I.M.Johnst., J. Arn. Arb. 32 (1951) 14; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 115. Distribution: Africa, Borneo, China, India, Laos, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam. LUZON: Bataan, Bulacan, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, NCR, Pangasinan, Rizal, Zambales, MINDANAO: Surigao del Norte (photos), MINDORO. Notes: Periodically flash-flooded streambeds, characteristically growing among rocks and trailing over gravel bars at low elevation. Native.
  3. Ehretia microphylla Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1 (1792) 425; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 394; EPFP 3 (1923) 374; ≡ Carmona microphylla (Lam.) G.Don, Gen. Syst. 4 (1837) 391; I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 17. = Ehretia monopyrena Gottschling & Hilger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 123 (2001) 263, nom. illeg., nom. superfl.; Hilger & Gottschling, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 124 (2002) 149; ≡ Carmona retusa (Vahl) Masam., Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 30 (1940) 61; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 65; ≡ Cordia retusa Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2 (1791) 42; Type: Plukenet, Phytographia, t. 31, f. 1 (‘Habitat in India Orientali’). Distribution: China, India, Indochina, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Ryukyu Isls, Solomon Isls, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand. BASILAN, BATANES, BOHOL, BORACAY (photos), CEBU (photos), DANJUGAN (photos), GUIMARAS, KINAPUSAN, LEYTE, LUZON: Bataan, Benguet, Bulacan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Laguna, NCR, Rizal, MARINDUQUE, MINDANAO: Davao, Davao del Sur, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental (photos), Zamboanga, PALAWAN, TAWI-TAWI, TICAO. Notes: Dry regions, sunny forests. Often cultivated in gardens for ornamental purposes. Native.
  4. Ehretia philippinensis A.DC., Prodr. 9 (1845) 504; Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 375; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 97; Type: Cuming 471 (G, holo). Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. BABUYAN ISLS, BOHOL, BONGAO, BORACAY (photos), BUCAS GRANDE (photos), GUIMARAS, LEYTE, LUZON: Bataan, Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Laguna, NCR, Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon, Rizal, Sorsogon, MINDANAO: Agusan del Norte, Davao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Surigao, MINDORO, PALAWAN, PANAY, SAMAR. Notes: Low and medium elevation forests and secondary growth along rivers. Native.
  5. Ehretia resinosa Hance, J. Bot. 18 (1880) 299; I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 103; Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 98; Type: from Taiwan. = Ehretia navesii S.Vidal, Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 194; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 394; EPFP 3 (1923) 375; Type: Vidal 471 (MA, syn), Luzon: Bataan; Vidal 473 (MA, syn), Luzon: San Mateo. = Ehretia mollis (Blanco) Merr., Publ. Bur. Sci. Gov. Lab. 6 (1902) 5; ≡ Menais mollis Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 139. Distribution: Philippines, Taiwan. LUZON: Abra, Bataan, Benguet, Cagayan, Camarines Sur, Ilocos Norte, Laguna, NCR, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Quezon, Rizal, MINDANAO: Agusan del Norte, Zamboanga del Norte. Notes: In most Philippine islands and provinces. Low elevation thickets and secondary forests. Native.

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