Malpighiaceae

Aspidopterys Juss.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 5 November 2017
  1. Aspidopterys elliptica (Blume) Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. ii, 13 (1840) 266; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 380; Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 127; ≡ Hiraea elliptica Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 225. Distribution: Andaman Isls, Borneo, ?China, Indochina, Java, Philippines, Sumatra. Native.
  2. Aspidopterys tomentosa (Blume) Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. 2, 13 (1840) 267; ≡ Hiraea tomentosa Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 225. Native.
    • var. longirostris (Arènes) Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1954) 130; ≡ Aspidopterys longirostris Arènes, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 11 (1943) 75; Type: Marche 17 (L, iso), probably from Palawan: April 1884. Distribution: ?Borneo, Philippines. ?PALAWAN.

Possibly present

  1. Aspidopterys henryi Hutch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1917 (1917) 94. = Aspidopterys glabriuscula var. subrotunda Nied., Arb. Bot. Inst. Braunsberg 6 (1915) 13. Distribution: China, India, ?Philippines, Vietnam. ?LUZON: ?Pampanga. Notes: Record for the Philippines said to be based on Warburg 13393 (Arayat). Not seen by Jacobs for his revision of the family for Flora Malesiana.

Galphimia Cav. (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Galphimia gracilis Bartl., Linnaea 13 (1839) 552; Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 144. = Galphimia glauca auct. non Cav.; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 277. = Thryallis glauca auct. non (Cav.) Kuntze; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 383. Distribution: C America. Notes: Rather widely cultivated as an ornamental in lowlands below 1000m. Not naturalized?.

Hiptage Gaertn.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 5 January 2022
  1. Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz, J. As. Soc. Beng. 43, II (1874) 136; Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 132; ≡ Banisteria benghalensis L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 427. = Hiptage macroptera Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 189; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. = Hiptage pinnata Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1810; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382. = ?Hiptage tetraptera Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. Distribution: Andaman Isls, Borneo, China, India, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Nicobar Isls, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan. ?MINDANAO, PALAWAN. Notes: Cultivated in Malesia and in some other tropical countries because of its pretty, fragrant flowers. Native.
  2. Hiptage luzonica Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philipp.) 35 (1906) 33; EPFP 2 (1923) 381; Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 135; Tan et al., PhytoKeys 135 (2019). = Hiptage javanica auct. non Blume; Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 190; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. = Hiptage cebuensis Elmer, LPB 2 (1910) 683; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 381. = Hiptage cumingii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 190; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. = ?Hiptage loheri Merr., Sp. Blancoanae (1918) 213; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. = Hiptage reticulata Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 186; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. = ?Hiptage curranii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. Distribution: Philippines, Sulawesi. CEBU, LUZON, PALAWAN. Native.
  3. Hiptage pubescens Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 382; Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 136. = Hiptage pubescens var. lanceolata Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Rizal (photos). Native.

Malpighia L. (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Malpighia coccigera L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 426; Jacobs, Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 5 (1955) 145. Distribution: Caribbean. Notes: Widespread in cultivation as an ornamental. Not naturalized?.

Stigmaphyllon A.Juss.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 27 May 2018
  1. Stigmaphyllon dealbatum (A.Juss.) C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 83; ≡ Ryssopterys dealbata A.Juss., Arch. Mus. Paris 3 (1843) 386; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382; Type: Cuming 1775 (P, holo; C, GOET, K, L, iso), Cebu. = Ryssopterys cumingiana A.Juss., Arch. Mus. Paris 3 (1843) 384; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382; ≡ Ryssopterys dealbata var. cumingiana (A.Juss.) Nied., Arb. Bot. Inst. Braunsberg 6 (1915) 58; Type: Cuming 1489 (P, holo; K, L, iso), Mindoro. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. BATANES, CEBU, LUZON, MASBATE, MINDANAO, MINDORO, PALAWAN, PANAY, SAMAR. Native.
  2. Stigmaphyllon merrillii C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 92; Type: Merrill 8247 (US, holo; L, iso), Mindanao: Zamboanga, Nov/Dec-1911. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. BASILAN, BOHOL, LUZON, MINDANAO, PALAWAN. Native.
  3. Stigmaphyllon timoriense (DC.) C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 100; ≡ Banisteria timoriensis DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 588; ≡ Ryssopterys timoriensis (DC.) Blume ex A.Juss., Icon. Sel. Pl. 3 (1837) 21; Jacobs, Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 5 (1955) 140; Type: from Timor. Distribution: Australia, Japan, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malaysia, ?New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Taiwan. TAWI-TAWI. Native.

Tristellateia Thouars

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 24 May 2021
  1. Tristellateia australasiae A.Rich., Sert. Astrolab. Atlas (1833) t. 15; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 278; EPFP 2 (1923) 380; Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 136. Distribution: Australia, Bismarck Arch, Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Ryukyu Isls, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. BILIRAN, CATANDUANES, DINAGAT, LEYTE, LUZON: Aurora (photos), Bataan, Quezon, Rizal (photos), MINDANAO: Agusan del Norte, Davao, Surigao del Sur, Zamboanga, MINDORO, NEGROS, PALAWAN, POLILLO, TAWI-TAWI. Native.

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