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Amaryllidaceae

Including Alliaceae

Allium L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 20 May 2018

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  1. Allium ampeloprasum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 295; --Buysen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 381. --Allium porrum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 295. Cultivated. Photos
  2. Allium cepa L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 300; --Buysen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 381. --Allium ascalonicum auct. non L., --Ochse & Bakh., Veget. Dutch East Indies (1931) 441. Photos 
  3. Allium fistulosum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 301; --Buysen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 383. Center of origin in Siberia and China. Cultivated in the Philippines. Photos
  4. Allium sativum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 297; --Buysen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 383. Garlic. Cultivated. Photos .
  5. Allium tuberosum Rottler ex Spreng., Caroli Linnaei Syst. Veg. 2 (1825) 38; --Buysen, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 383. Cultivated in the Philippines.

Amaryllis L. [Not native]

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  1. Amaryllis belladonna L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 293; --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 136; --Geerinck, Fl.  Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 371. Native of South Africa. 

Crinum L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 July 2017

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  1. Crinum asiaticum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 292; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 147; EPFP 1 (1922) 210; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 359. --Type: from India, Malabar Coast and Sri Lanka in LINN. Indian Ocean Isls (Cocos Is, Mascarenes), India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam), Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo (Brunei, Sarawak), Philippines, N Sulawesi, Java, Madura, Timor, Moluccas (Ambon, Seram), New Guinea (Merauke, Sepik, Milne Bay), Bismarck Arch., Solomon Isls, NW Australia, New Caledonia, Pacific Isls (Guam, Carolines, Marshalls, Fiji, Samoa).
  2. Crinum gracile G.Mey. ex C.Presl, Rel. Haenk. 1 (1827) 120; --Naves, Novis. App. (1880) 255; --Baker, Handb. Amaryl. (1888) 81; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 210; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 361; --Type: Haenke, Luzon. --Crinum cumingii Baker, Gard. Chron. 2 (1881) 72; Handb. Amaryll. (1888) 81; --Vidal, Phan. Cuming. Philip. (1885) 152; Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 275; --Type: Cuming 1382. Sumatra (Palembang), Philippines, New Guinea. LUZON: Nueva Ecija, Laguna, MINDORO, MINDANAO. Primary lowland forests. 
  3. Crinum latifolium L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 291; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 148; EPFP 1 (1922) 210; --Steiner, Philip. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 137; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 361. Native to tropical Asia. Cultivated as an ornamental and perhaps escaped. 
  4. Crinum zeylanicum (L.) L., Syst. ed. 12 (1767) 236; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 148; EPFP 1 (1922) 211; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 361; --Amaryllis zeylanica L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 293. Native to tropical Africa and Asia. Cultivated as an ornamental and subnaturalized. Photos

Eucharis Planch. & Linden [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 7 July 2017

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  1. Eucharis amazonica Linden ex Planch., Illustr. Hortic. 28 (1881) 30; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 371. --Eucharis grandiflora auct. non Planch. & Linden; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 149; EPFP 1 (1922) 211. Native of South America. Occurs in the Philippines only as a cultivated ornamental. Amazon lily. Photos
  2. Eucharis grandiflora Planch. & Linden, Fl. des Serres 1, 9 (1854) 255; --Steiner, Philip. Ornam.  Pl. (1960) 137. --Eucharis mastersii Baker, Bot. Mag. (1885) pl. 6831; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 372. Native of Colombia.  

Eurycles Salisb. = Proiphys 

Hippeastrum Herb. [Not native]

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  1. Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Voss, Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3 1 (1895) 1033; --Hippeastrum puniceum (Lam.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2 (1891) 703; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 372; --Amaryllis punicea Lam., Encycl. 1 (1783) 122. --Hippeastrum equestre (Aiton) Herb., Appendix (1821) 31, nom. illeg.; --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 137; --Amaryllis equestris Aiton, Hort. Kew. 1 (1789) 417, nom. illeg. Native of C America and West Indies. 
  2. Hippeastrum reginae (L.) Herb., Appendix (1821) 31; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 372; --Amaryllis reginae L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10 2 (1759) 977. --Hippeastrum miniatum auct. non Herb.; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 212. --Amaryllis atamasco auct. non L.; --Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 254. Native of the neotropics. LUZON: La Union, Rizal, Laguna, Quezon, PANAY, SIASI, MINDANAO. Cultivated for ornamental purposes, but apparently naturalized under coconut groves, etc.
  3. Hippeastrum reticulatum (L'Hér.) Herb., Bot. Mag. 51 (1824) t. 2475; --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 137; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 372; --Amaryllis reticulata L'Hér., Sert. Angl. (1789) 12. Native of Brazil. 


Hymenocallis Salisb. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 13 October 2017

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  1. Hymenocallis littoralis (Jacq.) Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. 1 (1812) 338; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 211; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 362; --Pancratium littorale Jacq., Select. Stirp. Amer. Hist. (1763) 99; --Type from West Indies. S to C America. Cultivated and naturalized in tropical Africa, tropical Asia and the Pacific Islands. Bismarck Archipelago, Java, Philippines. LUZON. Cultivated around towns, occasional in waste places, along seashores and in moist sandy places at low elevation. Photos

Pancratium L. [Not native]

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  1. Pancratium zeylanicum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 290; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 148; EPFP 1 (1922) 212; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 363; --Type: Probably from Sri Lanka, but perhaps of garden origin. India, Sri Lanka, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Pandaran), Java, Philippines (introduced), Sulawesi and Moluccas (Ambon, Gorontala). LUZON: La Union, Camarines, PALAWAN, BILIRAN. Coconut and abaca plantations, grasslands, thickets, also cultivated in gardens, up to 600m. Photos

Polianthes L. [Not native, not naturalized]

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  1. Polianthes tuberosa L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 316; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 148; EPFP 1 (1922) 212. Native of the Neotropics. Cultivated for its fragrant flowers but nowhere naturalized in the Philippines. Tuberose or azucena. Photos .
Proiphys Herb. [Possibly not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 13 October 2017

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  1. Proiphys amboinensis (L.) Herb., Appendix (1821) 42; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 366; --Eurycles amboinensis (L.) Lindl. in Loud. Encycl. Pl. (1829) 242; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 149; EPFP 1 (1922) 211; --Pancratium amboinense L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 291. Thailand, Philippines, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Isls (Bali, Timor), Moluccas (Ambon), New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago. LUZON: Cavite, Rizal, Laguna, MINDORO, PALAWAN. Seashores and rocky places, lowland secondary forests, often cultivated as an ornamental, apparently never far from human settlements and hence possibly introduced. Photos

Scadoxus Raf. [Not native]

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  1. Scadoxus multiflorus (Martyn) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4 (1838) 19; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 373; --Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn, Monogr. s.p., t. (1795); --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 137. Native of tropical Africa. Photos

Zephyranthes Herb. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 13 October 2017

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  1. Zephyranthes atamasco (L.) Herb., Appendix (1821) 36; --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 138; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 373; --Amaryllis atamasco L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 292. Native of N America. Photos
  2. Zephyranthes carinata Herb., Bot. Mag. 52 (1825) t. 2594; --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 138; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 373. Native of S America. 
  3. Zephyranthes rosea Lindl., Bot. Reg. 10 (1824) t. 821; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 147; --Steiner, Philipp. Ornam. Pl. (1960) 138; --Geerinck, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 11 (1993) 373; --Atamasco rosea (Lindl.) Greene, Pittonia 3 (1897) 188; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 210. Native of Cuba. Widely cultivated as an ornamental in and about towns, sometimes persisting from previous cultivation but hardly naturalized. Photos.

Acknowledgements

Bim Finch and Alma P. Gamil kindly provided some of the photos on this webpage.


Literature

Buysen, JRM. 1993. Alliaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 11: 375-384

Geerinck, DJL. 1993. Amaryllidaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 11: 353-373

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

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Last updated 20 May 2018