Stemonaceae

Stemona Lour.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 8 October 2017
  1. Stemona lucida (R.Br.) Duyfjes, Blumea 36 (1991) 243; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 404; ≡ Dioscorea lucida R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. (1810) 295; Type: from Queensland. = Stemona philippinensis Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philipp.) 6 (1904) 16; EPFP 1 (1922) 201; Type: Merrill 3061 (K, holo), Masbate. Distribution: Australia, New Guinea, Philippines. MASBATE, TICAO. Notes: Rather dry places in monsoon areas, in scrub, open forest, dry gallery forest, an on roadsides, 0-200m. Native.
  2. Stemona tuberosa Lour., Fl. Cochinch. (1790) 404; Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 202; Buysen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 405; Type: No specimen found, the illustration in Rumph., Herb. Amb. 5 (1747) 365 “Ubi Gorita nigrum”, t. 129, serving as lectotype. Native.
    • var. moluccana (Blume) ined.; ≡ Roxburghia moluccana Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae (1827) 9. = Stemona tuberosa var. ternatensis (J.J.Sm.) Duyfjes, Blumea 36 (1991) 243; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 405; ≡ Stemona moluccana var. ternatensis J.J.Sm., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 6 (1924) 73; Type: from Ternate. Distribution: Lesser Sunda Isls, Moluccas, New Guinea, Philippines. Native.
    • var. tuberosa. Distribution: China, Continental Asia, Lesser Sunda Isls, Philippines, Taiwan. Native.

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