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: Albay, Batangas (photos), Cagayan, Camarines, Laguna, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Rizal, Sorsogon, Zambales, MINDANAO: Davao, 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: Bulacan, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Rizal, Zambales, 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. 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, GUIMARAS, LEYTE, LUZON: Bataan, Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Camarines Sur, Cavite, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Laguna, NCR, Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon, Rizal, Sorsogon, Tayabas, 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: Bataan, Rizal, MINDANAO. Notes: In most Philippine islands and provinces. Low elevation thickets and secondary forests. Native.

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