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Clethraceae

Clethra L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 18 August 2017

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  1. Clethra canescens Reinw. ex Blume, Bijdr. (1826) 863. Philippines, SE Sulawesi, NW New Guinea. BATAN, LUZON, CATANDUANES, MINDORO, NEGROS, BILIRAN, LEYTE, SAMAR, MINDANAO. Montane forests (including mossy), mainly on ridges and peaks, (400-)700-2100m. Photos
  2. Clethra longispicata J.J.Sm, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 3, 4 (1922) 240; --Sleum., Bot. Jahrb. 87 (1967) 96; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 148. Borneo, W & C Philippines, C Sulawesi. PALAWAN.
  3. Clethra pulgarensis Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1757; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 243; --Sleum., Bot. Jahrb. 87 (1967) 99; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 150. Endemic to the Philippines. PALAWAN. Low woody vegetation on summit of Mt Pulgar, 1200m. Fl. & fr. May. Conservation status: Vulnerable (DAO 2017-11).
  4. Clethra tomentella Rolfe, Kew Bull. (1922) 185; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 243; --Sleum., Bot. Jahrb. 87 (1967) 94; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 148. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Mountain Province to Batangas. Scattered in thickets or forests, chiefly on ridges in mossy forests, 600-1800m. Fl. & fr. May-Sep.

Literature

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

Sleumer, H. 1971. Clethraceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 7: 139-150

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

Copyright 2011, Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines

Last updated 22 October 2017