Triuridaceae

Sciaphila Blume

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 10 December 2019

Photos
  1. Sciaphila arfakiana Becc., Malesia 3 (1890) 337; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 117. --Sciaphila clemensae Hemsl. in Hook., Icon. IV 9 (1907) t. 2850; Fedde Repert. 5 (1908) 265; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 28; --Type: Clemens 775. Pacific, Solomon Isls, New Guinea, Moluccas, Sulawesi, Philippines, Lesser Sunda Isls, Java, Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra. MINDORO, MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur. Damp primary forest, shaded banks, c. 750m. Photos
  2. Sciaphila consimilis Blume, Mus. Bot. 1 (1851) 322; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 120. Pacific, Philippines. LUZON, MINDANAO. Forest. Amongst thick leaf litter.
  3. Sciaphila densiflora Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. 49 (1912) 87; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 118. Sri Lanka, Lesser Sunda Isls, Borneo, Philippines, Moluccas, New Guinea, New Caledonia. LUZON.
  4. Sciaphila maculata Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 21 (1852) 48; --S.Vidal, Phan. Cuming. Philipp. (1885) 154; Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 282; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1923) 28; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 113. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, New Guinea. LUZON: Bataan, MINDANAO: Zamboanga, Agusan del Norte. Meerendonk omits the Philippines in the distribution range of this species, but Merrill listed the cited Philippine localities; in damp primary forests at low and medium elevation.
  5. Sciaphila multiflora Giesen in Engl., Pflanzenreich, Heft 104 (1938) 49; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 120. --Sciaphila mindanaensis Giesen in Engl., Pflanzenreich, Heft 104 (1938) 51. Pacific, New Guinea, Philippines. MINDANAO.  
  6. Sciaphila nana Blume, Mus. Bot. 1 (1851) 322; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 117. Sumatra (Banka), Peninsular Malaysia, W Java, Philippines. LUZON.
  7. Sciaphila secundiflora Thwaites ex Benth., Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 7 (1855) 10; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 116. Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, New Guinea, Solomon Isls, Philippines. LUZON: Aurora. Photos
  8. Sciaphila tenella Blume, Bijdr. 10 (1826) 515; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 113. Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Java, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomon Isls. MINDANAO. Photos

Literature

Chantanaorrathai, S & A Chantanaorrapint. 2012. A new species record of Sciaphila (Triuridaceae) for Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 40: 114-117

Meerendonk, JPM de. 1984. Triuridaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 10: 109-121

Mennes, CB, EF Smets, SN Moses & VSFT Merckx. 2013. New insights in the long-debated evolutionary history of Triuridaceae (Pandanales). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 994-1004

Suetsugu, K. 2018. Sciaphila lambirensis (Triuridaceae), a new mycoheterotrophic plant from Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 69: 175-180

Suetsugu, K, M Dancák, M Hrones, A Naiki, S Tagane & T Yahara. 2020. Resurrection and emended description of Sciaphila major (Triuridaceae). Phytotaxa 459: 25-38.


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