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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

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 18 August 2017

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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. Conservation status: Endangered (DAO 2017-11). 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.

DENR Administrative Order. 2017. Updated national list of threatened Philippine plants and their categories. DAO 2017-11

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Last updated 18 August 2017