- Suriana maritima L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 284; Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 345; Nooteboom, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 6 (1962) 196. Indian and Pacific isolated oceanic islands and islets, largely avoiding continents. Distribution: BURIAS, CUYO ARCHIPELAGO, LUMBUCAN, PAMALICAN. Notes: Coastal shrub of the Barringtonia formation, usually rare, but sometimes locally forming thickets along the sandy beach and along coral coasts. Fl. & fr. throughout the year. Native.