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Bombacaceae

Alternative classification: Malvaceae s.l. - subfam. Bombacoideae

Bombax L.

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  1. Bombax ceiba L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 511; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 325; EPFP 3 (1923) 45. --Bombax malabaricum DC. Prodr. (DC.) 1 (1824) 479; --Salmalia malabarica (DC.) Schott & Endl., Melet. (1832) 35; --Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr., Lingnan Sc. J. 5 (1927) 126. --Gossampinus heptaphylla (Houtt.) Bakh., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 3, 6 (1924) 189; --Merr., EPFP 4 (1925) 244. India to S China, southward to Sumatra and Java. LUZON: Abra, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Bataan, Rizal, MINDORO, CAMIGUIN, MINDANAO. Scattered in secondary and primary forests at low and medium elevation. Photos

Camptostemon Masters

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  1. Camptostemon philippinense (Vidal) Becc., Malesia 3 (1889) 273; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 46. Borneo, Philippines. LUZON: Quezon, PALAWAN, MASBATE, PANAY, NEGROS, BOHOL, BASILAN, MINDANAO: Zamboanga. Edges of mangroves and tidal streams. Photos

Ceiba Mill. [Not native]

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  1. Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn., Fruct. 2 (1791) 244, t. 133; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 326; EPFP 3 (1923) 45. Pantropical. Native of the neotropics. Planted in the settled areas throughout the Philippines. Photos

Cultivated, non-naturalized

  1. Adansonia digitata L. Baobab. Photos
  2. Cavanillesia hylogeiton Ulbr.
  3. Ochroma pyramidale (Cav.) Urban. Balsam. Photos

Literature

Bakhuizen van den Brink, RC. 1929. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique du Buitenzorg, ser. 3, 6: 161-240.

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Last updated 23 July 2017