Nartheciaceae

Aletris L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser & Jiro Adorador, 28 July 2022
  1. Aletris foliolosa Stapf, Trans. Linn. Soc. Ser. 2, 4 (1894) 240; Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 230. = Metanarthecium brachyphyllum (Merr.) Masam., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 84 (1937) 18; ≡ Liriope brachyphylla Merr., PJS 2 c (1907) Bot. 266; EPFP 1 (1922) 206; Type: Merrill 5710 (NY, US, iso), Mindoro: Mindoro Oriental, Mt Halcon, seepage slopes in open heath, c. 2400m, Nov-1906. Distribution: Borneo, Philippines, Sumatra. MINDORO, SIBUYAN (photos). Notes: Liriope brachyphylla Merr. is doubtfully reduced to this species by Jessop (1979). Native.
  2. Aletris spicata (Thunb.) Franch., J. de Bot. 10 (1896) 199; Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 207; Jessop, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 9 (1979) 232; ≡ Hypoxis spicata Thunb. in Murray, Syst. Veg. ed. 14 (1784) 326. Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Ryukyu Isls, Taiwan. LUZON: Abra, Benguet, Mountain Province. Notes: Among grasses above (1000-)1600-2300m, usually in pine forest, but often in open places. Fl. Jan-Dec. Native.

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