Elatinaceae

Bergia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 31 March 2022
  1. Bergia ammannioides B.Heyne ex Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. (1821) 219; Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 205. Distribution: Afghanistan, Africa, Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Java, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Madura, Malay Peninsula, Middle East, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam. LUZON: Abra, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Laguna, Pangasinan, Rizal, PANAY (photos). Notes: Drier regions, lowlands up to 100m in seasonally inundated sites like rice paddy fallows, also on roadsides, locally often very common. Native.
  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., 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. Distribution: China, Philippines, Taiwan. LUZON: Bataan, Ilocos Norte, Rizal, Zambales. Native.

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