Oxalidaceae

Averrhoa L. (Not native)

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 6 August 2019
  1. Averrhoa bilimbi L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 428; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 266; EPFP 2 (1923) 324. Distribution: ?Moluccas. Notes: Area of origin unknown (Veldkamp 1971), but possibly native to the Moluccas (Blench 2008). Scarcely naturalized in secondary forest. Naturalized.
  2. Averrhoa carambola L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 428; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 266; EPFP 2 (1923) 324. = Sarcotheca philippica (Fern.-Vill.) Hallier f., Meded. Rijksherb. (1911) 2. Notes: Area of origin unknown, but possibly native to Java (Veldkamp 1971) or Sri Lanka and the Moluccas (Morton 1987, Dasgupta et al. 2013). Naturalized.

Biophytum DC.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 29 May 2018
  1. Biophytum fruticosum Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 242. Native.
    • var. fruticosum. Distribution: Cambodia, China, India, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam. BOHOL, SULU.
  2. Biophytum microphyllum Veldk., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 164. Distribution: Lesser Sunda Isls, Philippines, Sulawesi. MINDORO. Native.
  3. Biophytum sensitivum (L.) DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 690; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 266; EPFP 2 (1923) 324; ≡ Oxalis sensitiva L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 434. Distribution: Borneo, China, India, Indochina, Java, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Moluccas, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. Native.
  4. Biophytum umbraculum Welw., Apont. (1859) 590; ≡ Biophytum petersianum Klotzsch in Peters, Reise Mossamb. Bot. 1 (1862) 81; Veldk., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 161. = Biophytum apodiscias (Turcz.) Edgew. & Hook.f. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1 (1874) 437; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 323; ≡ Oxalis apodiscias Turcz., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 36(1) (1863) 430. Distribution: Africa, Australia, China, India, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Madagascar, Moluccas, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam. PANAY. Native.

Oxalis L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 2 June 2021
  1. Oxalis barrelieri L., Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 1 (1762) 624. Distribution: S America. LUZON: Aurora (photos). Notes: Not native; naturalized on road sides. Naturalized.
  2. Oxalis corniculata L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 435; Veldk., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 155. = Oxalis repens Thunb., Diss. Oxal. (1781) 16; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 265; EPFP 2 (1923) 323. Cryptogenic, but possibly native to SE Asia (Groom et al. 2019). Native.
  3. Oxalis debilis Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 5 (1821) 236; Nesom, Phytologia 91 (2009) 516; Type: from Venezuela. = Oxalis corymbosa DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 696; Veldk., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 159; Type: from La Réunion. = Oxalis martiana Zucc., Denkschr. Akad. Muench. 9 (1825) 144; Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 265; EPFP 2 (1923) 323; Type: from Brazil. Distribution: Neotropics. LUZON: Mountain Province, NEGROS. Notes: Naturalized in secondary forest. Naturalized.
  4. Oxalis griffithii Edgew. & Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1(2) (1874) 436; ≡ Oxalis acetosella ssp. griffithii (Edgew. & Hook.f.) Hara, J. Jap. Bot. 30 (1955) 22; Veldk., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 157. Distribution: China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam. Native.
    • ssp. formosana (Terao) S.Aoki & J.Murata, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 70 (2019) 165; ≡ Oxalis acetosella ssp. formosana Terao, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 30 (1979) 61; Type: from Taiwan. Distribution: Philippines, Taiwan. LUZON: Benguet. Notes: Known from Mt Pulog.

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