Alternative classification: Malvaceae s.l. - subfam. Helicteroideae p.p.

Helicteres L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 26 June 2021

  1. Helicteres angustifolia L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 963; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 51. Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Peninsular Malaysia, Ryukyu Isls, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines. BUSUANGA, CULION, LUZON: Abra, Benguet, Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Isabela, Mountain Province, Nueva Vizcaya, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Davao, NEGROS, PANAY. Open grassy slopes, chiefly at medium elevation, occasionally at sea-level. Photos
  2. Helicteres hirsuta Lour., Fl. Cochinch. (1790) 530; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 329; EPFP 3 (1923) 51. Andaman Isls, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines. CALAMIAN ISLS, LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Laguna, MINDORO, PALAWAN. Common in thickets, deserted clearings and secondary forests at low and medium elevation. Photos

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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