Elatinaceae

Bergia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 4 August 2019

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  1. Bergia ammannioides Heyne ex Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. (1821) 219; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 205. Africa, Afghanistan, Middle East, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, China, Bangladesh, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Nepal, Taiwan, Vietnam, Australia, Java, Madura, Philippines. LUZON: Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Pangasinan, Rizal, Laguna. Drier regions, lowlands up to 100m in seasonally inundated sites like rice paddy fallows, also on roadsides, locally often very common.
  2. Bergia serrata Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 387; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 103. --Spergula serrata Blanco, Fl. Filip. ed. 2 (1845) 271. --Bergia glandulosa Turcz. in Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 272 (1854) 371; --Rolfe, Journ. Bot. 23 (1885) 210; --S.Vidal Phan. Cuming. Philip. (1885) 95; Rev. PI. Vase. Filip. (1886) 51. --Bergia verticillata auct. non Willd.;  --Fern.-Vill., Novis. App. (1880) 15. Southern China, Taiwan, Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Zambales, Bataan, Rizal.

Literature

Backer, CA. 1951. Elatinaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 203-206

Leach, GJ 1989. Taxonomic Revision of Bergia (Elatinaceae) in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 11: 75-100

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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Last updated 11 December 2021