Olacaceae

Olax L.

  1. Olax imbricata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1 (1820) 169; Hort. Beng. (1814) 5, nom. inval., nom. nud.; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 185; EPFP 2 (1923) 117; Sleumer, Blumea 26 (1980) 156; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 8. Distribution: Andaman Isls, Borneo, India, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Isls, Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Solomon Isls, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand. BASILAN, BOHOL, CEBU, GUIMARAS, LUZON: Abra, Bataan, Batangas, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, Laguna, Mountain Province, NCR, Pangasinan, Rizal, Tarlac, Zambales, MARINDUQUE, MINDANAO: Davao, Lanao del Sur, Zamboanga, MINDORO, PALAUI (photos), PALAWAN, ROMBLON, SEMIRARA, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, TAMLANGON, TAWI-TAWI. Notes: Primary, also often on secondary forest, dry brushwood at low elevation. Native.

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