Sabiaceae

Meliosma Blume

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 15 April 2022
  1. Meliosma lepidota Blume, Rumphia 3 (1849) 199. Distribution: Java, Philippines, Sumatra. Native.
    • ssp. vulcanica (Merr.) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 460; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 697; ≡ Meliosma vulcanica Merr., PJS 11 c (1916) Bot. 15; EPFP 2 (1923) 518. = Machilus nervosa Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 262; EPFP 2 (1923) 189. = Meliosma bontocensis Merr., PJS 20 (1922) 403; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. Distribution: Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON, MINDORO. Notes: Primary rainforests, low elevation up to c. 2000m. Native.
  2. Meliosma pinnata (Roxb.) Maxim., Bull. Ac. Imp. Sc. St. Pétersb. 12 (1867) 64; ≡ Millingtonia pinnata Roxb., Fl. Ind., ed. 1820 1 (1820) 103. Native.
    • ssp. barbulata (Cufod.) Beusekom ex Welzen, Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 32 (2004) 168; ≡ Meliosma rhoifolia ssp. barbulata Cufod., Oesterr. Bot. Zeit. 88 (1939) 254; Type: from China (syn). = Meliosma pinnata ssp. arnottiana (Wight) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 499, nom. illeg.; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 697; ≡ Millingtonia arnottiana Wight, Ill. Ind. Bot. 1 (1840) 144. = Meliosma luzonensis Merr., Publ. Govt. Lab. (Philipp.) 29 (1905) 24; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. = Meliosma multiflora Merr., Publ. Govt. Lab. (Philipp.) 29 (1905) 24; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. = Meliosma apoensis Elmer, LPB 10 (1939) 3785, nom. inval., no Latin descr. = Meliosma cannarioides Elmer, LPB 10 (1939) 3785, nom. inval., no Latin descr. Distribution: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Java, Korea, Laos, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam. BATAN, LUZON, MINDANAO.
    • ssp. macrophylla (Merr.) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 510; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 711; ≡ Meliosma macrophylla Merr., PJS 7 c (1912) Bot. 294; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. = Meliosma megalobotrys Merr., PJS 11 c (1916) Bot. 16; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. Distribution: Borneo, Moluccas, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi. LEYTE, LUZON, MINDANAO, PALAWAN.
    • ssp. pendula (Merr.) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 512; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 712; ≡ Meliosma pendula Merr., Publ. Govt. Lab. (Philipp.) 29 (1905) 25; EPFP 2 (1923) 518. = Meliosma macgregorii Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 37; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. Distribution: LUZON: Mountain Province. Notes: Montane mossy forests, ravines and exposed ridges, 1800-2500m.
    • ssp. ridleyi (King) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 505; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 710; ≡ Meliosma ridleyi King, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 65 (1896) 458. = Meliosma paucinervia Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 39; EPFP 2 (1923) 518. Distribution: Borneo, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, Sumatra. MINDORO.
    • ssp. sylvatica (Elmer) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 513; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 712; ≡ Meliosma sylvatica Elmer, LPB 2 (1908) 492; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 518. = Meliosma acuminatissima Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 36; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. = Meliosma brachybotrys Merr., PJS 12 c (1917) Bot. 275; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. Distribution: Philippines, Sulawesi. LUZON, NEGROS. Notes: Lowland forests, usually below 750m, growing in the shrub layer.
  3. Meliosma simplicifolia (Roxb.) Walp., Rep. 1 (1842) 103; ≡ Millingtonia simplicifolia Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 3 (1819) 48. Native.
    • ssp. rigida (Sieb. & Zucc.) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 473; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 699; ≡ Meliosma rigida Siebold & Zucc., Abh. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 4(2) (1845) 153. = Meliosma loheri Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 38; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. Distribution: China, Japan, Laos, Philippines, Ryukyu Isls, Taiwan, Vietnam. LUZON: Mountain Province. Notes: Evergreen broad-leaved or laurophyllous forests, 1200-1600m.
    • ssp. fruticosa (Blume) Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 477; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 701; ≡ Meliosma fruticosa Blume, Rumphia 3 (1849) 198. = Meliosma monophylla Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 286; EPFP 2 (1923) 517. Distribution: Borneo, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand. LUZON.
  4. Meliosma sumatrana (Jack) Walp., Ann. 1 (1848) 135; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 518; Beus., Blumea 19 (1971) 485; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 702; ≡ Millingtonia sumatrana Jack, Malayan Misc. 2(7) (1822) 30. Distribution: Borneo, Java, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatra. MINDANAO, PALAWAN. Native.

Sabia Colebr.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 3 June 2018
  1. Sabia parviflora Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2 (1824) 310; Water, Blumea 26 (1980) 48. Distribution: China, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam. Native.
    • var. philippinensis (C.B.Rob.) Water, Blumea 26 (1980) 50; Beus. & Water, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 687; ≡ Sabia philippinensis C.B.Rob., Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 35 (1908) 70; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 516. Distribution: LUZON: Benguet. Notes: Forests, ?1000-2100m. Fl. mainly Feb-Apr.
  2. Sabia pauciflora Blume, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. (1851) 370; Beus. & Water, Blumea 26 (1980) 51; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1989) 688. = Sabia reticulata Elmer, LPB 2 (1909) 579; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 516. Distribution: Moluccas, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Isls. LUZON, MINDANAO, NEGROS. Native.

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