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Aristolochiaceae

Aristolochia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 20 May 2018

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  1. Aristolochia elegans Masters, Gard. Chron. 2 (1885) 301; LPB 5 (1913) 1661; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 186; EPFP 2 (1923) 119. Native to tropical America. Cultivated only.
  2. Aristolochia foveolata Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 9; EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Ding Hou, Blumea 29 (1983) 227; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 91; --Type: BS 30370 Ramos. Taiwan, NE Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sabah; Sarawak; Kalimantan), Philippines. CATANDUANES, PALAWAN. Moist lowland forest along small streams. 
  3. Aristolochia humilis Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 280; EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Ding Hou, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 103; --Type: BS 28480 Ramos & Edaño (US, iso), Luzon: Quezon prov., Mt Binuang. May-1917. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Quezon (Mt Binuang; Mt Pular; Infanta-Siniloan Trail). Damp forests along streams at low elevation. 
  4. Aristolochia jackii Steudel, Nom. Bot. ed. 2, 1 (1840) 132; --Ding Hou, Blumea 29 (1983) 230; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 88. N Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Java, Nusa Kambangan Is, Borneo (Sabah; NW Kalimantan), Philippines, ?New Guinea. PALAWAN. 
  5. Aristolochia leytensis Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 4; EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Ding Hou, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 104; --Type: BS 15201 Ramos (US, iso), Leyte: Leyte prov., near Dagami, in thickets along streams, Aug-1912. Endemic to the Philippines. LEYTE: Leyte (Dagami). Thickets and forests near or along streams at low elevation. 
  6. Aristolochia macgregorii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 174; EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Ding Hou, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 103; --Type: BS 10656 McGregor (US, iso), Babuyan Island Group, Dalupiri, 20-Aug-1909. Endemic to the Philippines. DALUPIRI. Littoral thickets, up to 350m. 
  7. Aristolochia philippinensis Warb. in Perkins, Frag. Fl. Philipp. (1905) 170; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Ding Hou, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 102. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Ifugao, Benguet, Cagayan, Isabela, Pangasinan, Zambales, Rizal, Quezon, Laguna, Sorsogon, MINDORO, PALAWAN, BANCALAN, NEGROS, MINDANAO. Low and medium elevation thickets and forest, up to 900m. Photos
  8. Aristolochia samarensis Merr., PJS 11 c (1916) Bot. 178; EPFP 2 (1923) 120; --Ding Hou, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 102; --Type: BS 24410 Ramos (US, iso), Samar: Catubig River at Pinipisakan, 20-Mar-1916. Endemic to the Philippines. SAMAR. Damp forest near river at low elevation. Only known from the type collection.
  9. Aristolochia sericea Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 283; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 120; --Ding Hou, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 103. --Aristolochia membranacea Merr., PJS 14 (1919) 381; EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Type: BS 33338 Ramos (US, iso), Luzon: Ilocos Norte prov., Mt Palimlim, on dry slopes and ridges, c. 350m, 22-Aug-1918. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, La Union, Cagayan, Batangas. Dry thickets at low and medium elevation up to 350m. Photos
  10. Aristolochia tagala Cham., Linnaea 7 (1832) 207; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 186; EPFP 2 (1923) 120; --Ding Hou, Blumea 29 (1983) 232; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 94. --Aristolochia mindanaensis Warb. in Perkins, Frag. Fl. Philipp. (1905) 169; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 119; --Type: Warburg 14772. --Aristolochia subdigitata Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 283; --Type: Untraced, illustrative specimen: Merrill Species Blancoanae 289 (US), Luzon: Between Manila and Pasig, Mar-1911. Sri Lanka, India, Sikkim, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, throughout Malesia, New Ireland, New Britain, Solomon Isls, Australia (Queensland). Forests and thickets, low and medium elevation. Photos
  11. Aristolochia zollingeriana Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat. 1, 1 (1858) 1066; --Ding Hou, Blumea 29 (1983) 232; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 92. --Aristolochia ramosii Merr., PJS 29 (1926) 478; --Type: BS 43375 Ramos, Bohol: Kalingohan, on rocky forested slopes, c. 300m, Aug-1923. S Ryukyus, Taiwan, NE Sumatra, SE Java, Philippines. DALUPIRI, LUZON, MINDORO, CEBU, BOHOL. Forests or along forest edges, on limestone, up to 300m. 

Bragantia Lour. non Vand. (1771) = Thottea

Thottea Rottb.

Edited by James V. LaFrankie & Pieter B. Pelser, 27 April 2016

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  1. Thottea affinis (Planch. ex Rolfe) ined.; --Bragantia affinis Planch. ex Rolfe, Kew Bull. (1913) 265; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 120; --Type: Cuming 1689. --Thottea tomentosa (Blume) Ding Hou, Blumea 27 (1981) 328; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 79, pro parte, excl. type. --Bragantia brevipes Merr., PJS 17 (1920) 248; EPFP 2 (1923) 120; --Type: BS 34811 Ramos & Pascasio (US, iso), Surigao prov., Apr-1919. Philippines. LUZON: Quezon, ALABAT, PANAY: Capiz (Dumarao), SAMAR, MINDANAO: Surigao. Moist forests along small streams at low and medium elevation. Photos
  2. Thottea philippinensis Quisumb., PJS 41 (1930) 322; --Ding Hou, Blumea 27 (1981) 306; Blumea 29 (1983) 242; Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 10 (1984) 75; --Type: FB 30249 Roque, Mindanao: Lanao prov., Santo Cogon, dipterocarp forest, c. 150m, 22-Apr-1926. Borneo (Sarawak), Philippines. MINDANAO: Lanao. Only known from the type.

Literature

Ding Hou. 1984. Aristolochiaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 10: 53-108.


Acknowledgements

Beatrriz Belonias kindly contributed some of the pictures on this webpage. James V. LaFrankie provided taxonomic data.


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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