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Connaraceae

Agelaea Sol. ex Planch.

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  1. Agelaea borneensis (Hook.f.) Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 127; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 504, Fig. 2i. --Agelaea everettii Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 127; EPFP 2 (1923) 239; Myanmar?, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, W & C Java. Primary and secondary rainforests. Photos
  2. Agelaea trinervis (Llanos) Merr., Sp. Blancoanae (1918) 164; EPFP 2 (1923) 239; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 502, Fig. 2a-h. Hainan, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, C & S Vietnam, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, W Java, Moluccas (Sula Is; Seram).

Cnestis Juss.

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  1. Cnestis palala (Lour.) Merr., J. Straits Branch Roy. As. Soc. no. 85 (1922) 201; EPFP 2 (1923) 240.

Connarus L.

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  1. Connarus culionensis Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 120; EPFP 2 (1923) 237; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 531. --Connarus erianthus Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1762; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 237.
  2. Connarus grandis Jack, Mal. Misc. 2 no. 7 (1822) 40; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 529, Fig. 13g. --Connarus trifoliatus (Turcz.) Rolfe, J. Bot. 23 (1885) 212, (as ‘trifoliolatus’); --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 238. Sumatra, Simalur, Banka, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, possibly Talaud Isls, W Java.
  3. Connarus monocarpus L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 675.
  4. Connarus semidecandrus Jack, Mal. Misc. 2 no. 7 (1822) 39; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 534, Fig. 11d, g-h. --Connarus balsahanensis Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1764; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 237. --Connarus neurocalyx Planch., Linnaea 23 (1850) 428; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 220; EPFP 2 (1923) 238. Andaman Isls, Myanmar, Thailand, S Indochina, throughout Malesia (except E half of Java), also in Micronesia (Palau) and Melanesia (Solomon Isls), also Truk. Photos
  5. Connarus subfoveolatus Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 15; EPFP 2 (1923) 238; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 541; --Type: BS 28240 Fenix (NY, US, iso), Luzon: Apayao prov., May-1917. LUZON. Damp forests at medium elevation. Fl. May.
  6. Connarus subinaequifolius Elmer, LPB 1 (1908) 297; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 238; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 530, Fig. 13f.
  7. Connarus whitfordii Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 123; EPFP 2 (1923) 238; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 536, Fig. 14. --Connarus caudatus Merr., PJS 17 (1920) 261; EPFP 2 (1923) 237. --Connarus mindanaensis Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 122; EPFP 2 (1923) 237. LUZON, POLILLO, BILIRAN, LEYTE, SAMAR, MINDANAO, BUCAS GRANDE. In and along primary and secondary forests, up to c. 750m. Fl. Jan.-Apr. (July, Sept.), fr. Oct.-Jan. (April, June). Photos
  8. Connarus winkleri Schellenb., Bot. Jahrb. 59 (1924) Beibl. no. 131, p. 138.

Ellipanthus Hook.f.

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  1. Ellipanthus tomentosus Kurz, J. As. Soc. Beng. 41, 2 (1872) 305.

Rourea Aubl.

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  1. Rourea minor (Gaertn.) Alston, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6 (Suppl.) (1931) 67; --Leenh., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1958) 514, Fig. 8. --Rourea erecta (Blanco) Merr., PJS 4 c (1909) Bot. 125; Fl. Manila (1912) 220; EPFP 2 (1923) 239. --Rourea imbricata Elmer, LPB 7 (1915) 2597; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 240; --Type: Elmer 14309 (NA, iso; but replicates also distributed as ‘13951’ in L, MO, NY, US). --Rourea luzoniensis Merr., PJS 14 (1919) 404; EPFP 2 (1923) 240. --Rourea unifoliolata Merr., PJS 8 c (1913) Bot. 372; EPFP 2 (1923) 240. --Rourea volubilis (non Cnestis volubilis Blanco) Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philipp.) 27 (1905) 36; EPFP 2 (1923) 240. Sri Lanka, the Andaman and Nicobar Isls, SW Deccan, continental SE. Asia from Bangladesh and Assam to S China (Hongkong), Hainan and Kotosyo Isl. near Taiwan. Across Malesia (except the Lesser Sunda Islands east of Bali) to NE Queensland, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa Isls, Solomon Isls., Tonga, Niue I. Widespread throughout the Philippines. N to C LUZON: Cagayan to Laguna, Camarines, LUBANG, MINDORO, PALAWAN, CUYO, BANTAYAN, PANAY, LEYTE, MINDANAO: Agusan. In primary and secondary forests, dry thickets, also more open places and along riverbanks. Usually a large liana, rarely shrub or treelet, from the lowlands to c. 950m. Photos

Literature

Andreas, ChH & N Prop. 1954. Florae Malesianae precursors VIII. The genus Cnestis (Connaraceae) in Indo-Malaysia. Blumea 7: 602-616

Leenhouts, PW. 1958. Connaraceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 495-541


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