Proteaceae

Grevillea R.Br. ex Knight (Not native)

Cultivated, not naturalized

  1. Grevillea banksii R.Br., Trans. Linn. Soc. 10 (1810) 176; Sleumer, Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 155. Notes: Native of Australia.
  2. Grevillea robusta Cunn. ex R.Br., Prot. Nov. (1830) 24; Sleumer, Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 155. Notes: Native of Australia. Occasionally cultivated in the Philippines as an ornamental or shade tree.

Helicia Lour.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 August 2021
  1. Helicia graciliflora Merr., PJS 3 c (1908) Bot. 132; EPFP 2 (1923) 99; Type: Mrs. Clemens s.n., Mindanao: Lake Lanao, Camp Keithley, Apr & Sep-1907. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur. Notes: 700m. Native.
  2. Helicia loranthoides C.Presl, Epim. (1851) 247; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 100; Sleumer, Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 169. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. CATANDUANES, LEYTE, LUZON: Albay, Bataan, Cagayan, Laguna, Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon, Rizal, Sorsogon, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Davao, PALAWAN. Native.
  3. Helicia paucinervia Merr., PJS 17 (1920) 247; EPFP 2 (1923) 100; Type: BS 34610 Ramos & Pascasio (US, iso), Mindanao: Surigao del Norte, 300m, 25-Apr-1919. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. DINAGAT, LUZON: Aurora, MINDANAO: Surigao del Norte. Notes: Along river banks on iron deposits, 300m. Native.
  4. Helicia rigidiflora Sleumer, Blumea 8 (1955) 24; Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 170. = Helicia loranthoides auct. non C.Presl; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99, pro parte. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, MINDORO. Notes: Forests, probably in the higher regions. Fl. May-Jul; fr. Apr. Native.
  5. Helicia robusta (Roxb.) R.Br. ex Blume, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 1 (1834) 220; Sleumer, Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 184; ≡ Roupala robusta Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1 (1820) 366. Distribution: Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, Philippines, Sumatra, Thailand, Vietnam. Native.
    • var. robusta. = Helicia cumingiana C.Presl, Epim. (1851) 246; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99. = Helicia cumingiana var. parvifolia Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99. = Helicia oligophlebia Merr., PJS 11 c (1916) Bot. 6; EPFP 2 (1923) 100. Distribution: Bangladesh, Borneo, India, Java, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, Philippines, Sumatra, Thailand. BILIRAN, CATANDUANES, LEYTE, LUZON: Albay, Apayao, Bataan, Batangas, Ilocos Sur, Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon, Sorsogon, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Davao, Davao Oriental, Lanao, Misamis Occidental, Surigao, MINDORO, NEGROS, SAMAR. Notes: Primary and secondary rainforests, on steep slopes and hills, not rarely on clayey ground, also on volcanic sands, along creeks or near swamps, from the lowlands up to 1600(-1900)m, scattered but occasionally common. Fl. throughout the year, mainly May-Aug; fr. mainly Jul-Sep(-Nov).
    • var. integrifolia (Elmer) Sleumer, Blumea 8 (1955) 57; Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 186; ≡ Helicia integrifolia Elmer, LPB 8 (1915) 2798; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99. = Helicia integra Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 301; EPFP 2 (1923) 99. Distribution: DINAGAT, LUZON: Bataan, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, MINDANAO: Agusan del Norte, Bukidnon, MINDORO.

Heliciopsis Sleumer

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 19 August 2021
  1. Heliciopsis artocarpoides (Elmer) Sleumer, Blumea 8 (1955) 83; ≡ Helicia artocarpoides Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1826; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99. Distribution: Borneo, Philippines. MINDANAO: Zamboanga del Norte (photos), PALAWAN. Notes: In rainforest, up to 900m, on well-drained slopes, ridges and steep river banks, apparently scattered. Fl. Feb, Apr-Oct; fr. Oct. Native.

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