Tasmannia R.Br.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 10 October 2017

  1. Tasmannia piperita (Hook.f.) Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 3 2 (1858) 110; --Drimys piperita Hook.f., Icon. Pl. 9 (1852) t. 896; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 154. Lesser Sunda Isls (Flores), Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei, Kalimantan), Philippines, Sulawesi, Flores, Moluccas, New Guinea, Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria). LUZON: Abra, Mountain Province (Mt Data), Ifugao (Mt Polis, Kiangan, and Banawe), Benguet (Mt Pulog and Pauai), Bataan (upper Lamao River and Mt Mariveles), Rizal (Balacbac, Angilog), Laguna, Camarines Sur (Mt Isarog), MINDORO: Mindoro Oriental (Mt Halcon), PALAWAN: (Mt Mantalingahan), PANAY: Antique (Mt Madia-as), NEGROS: Negros Occidental (Mt Malbug), Negros Oriental (Cuernos Mtns), BILIRAN (Mt Suiro), MINDANAO: Misamis Occidental (Mt Malindang), Bukidnon (Mt Kitanglad, Mt Candoon and Malaybalay), Agusan del Norte (Mt Hilong-hilong), Davao del Sur (Mt Batangan; Mt McKinley; Mt Apo). Mostly in montane forests, 840-2700m. Thirty nine local ‘entities’ recognized by Vink (mostly in New Guinea, 3 in Australia). Philippine forms not similarly characterized. Photos


Doust, A & A Drinnan. 2004. Floral development and molecular phylogeny support the generic standing of Tasmannia (Winteraceae). American Journal of Botany 91: 321-331

Marquíneza, X, LG Lohmann, ML Faria Salatino, A Salatino & F Gonzáleza. 2009. Generic relationships and dating of lineages in Winteraceae based on nuclear (ITS) and plastid (rpS16 and psbA-trnH) sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53: 435-449

Vink, W. 1970. The Winteraceae of the Old World I. Pseudowintera and Drimys - Morphology and taxonomy. Blumea 18: 225-354

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines.

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