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Cornaceae

including Alangiaceae

Alangium Lam.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 11 November 2016

Photos
  1. Alangium brachyanthum Merr., PJS 7 c (1912) Bot. 319; EPFP 3 (1923) 240; --Bloem., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 16 (1939) 162; --Type: FB 1034, Luzon: Quezon prov., Pagsalam, in beach forest, 5m, 9-Apr-1908. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Quezon. Forests along seashore, 5m.
  2. Alangium chinense (Lour.) Rehder, in Sargent Pl. Wils. 2 (1916) 552; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 240; --Bloem., Blumea 1 (1935) 255, Fig. 2 a-c; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 16 (1939) xxx. Tropical Africa, India, Tibet, Indochina, Thailand, S China, Taiwan, Japan, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls and the Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Rizal, Laguna, Batangas, PALAWAN, NEGROS, MINDANAO. Mainly in primary lowland forests, usually near forest edges, sometimes occurring at high elevation. Photos
  3. Alangium javanicum (Blume) Wangerin in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 4, 220b (1910) 14. Photos
  4. Alangium kurzii Craib, Kew Bull. (1911) 60; --Bloem., Blumea 1 (1935) 262, Fig. 2 g-i; --Type from Thailand. --Alangium chinense ssp. tomentosum (Blume) Merr. var. vulgare (Wang.) Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 240. --Alangium chinense var. tomentosum Merr., PJS 21 (1922) 505. China, S Burma, Thailand, Indochina, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo (Sabah), and the Philippines. MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur. Forests, c. 650m.
  5. Alangium longiflorum Merr., PJS 7 c (1912) Bot. 319; EPFP 3 (1923) 240; --Bloem., Blumea 1 (1935) 253, Fig. 1i; Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 16 (1939) 159; --Type: FB 14773 Darling (L, holo; BO, iso), Luzon: Cagayan prov., Malueg, on slopes along streams, altitude c. 60m, 16 Apr 1909. Borneo (Sabah: Mt Kinabalu; Sarawak: Kuching) and the Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte (Bangui), Apayao (Mt Duraragan), Cagayan (Malueg; Casambalangan), Quezon (Mauban; Sampolan), Laguna (Mt Makiling; San Antonio, Mabitac), Batangas, Camarines Sur (Minalabat; Mt Isarog; Caramoan), Sorsogon (Mt Bulusan), MINDORO: Mindoro Oriental (Pinamalayan), PALAWAN (Thumb Peak), NEGROS: Negros Oriental (Cuernos Mtns), LEYTE, SAMAR (Catubig River), TAWI-TAWI, MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur (Camp Keithley), South Cotabato (Nutol; Buayan), Agusan del Norte (Jabonga: Kitsarao), Surigao del Norte (Placer), Davao Oriental (Mati). Forests at low and medium elevation, sometimes along streams.
  6. Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wang.
  7. Alangium villosum (Blume) Wang.

Mastixia Blume

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  1. Mastixia macrocarpa Matthew, Blumea 23 (1976) 75; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 94; --Type from Sarawak. Borneo (Sarawak) and the Philippines. LUZON: Rizal (Montalban). Based on BS 12389 Loher (UC).
  2. Mastixia pentandra Blume, Bijdr. (1826) 654. Photos
  3. Mastixia tetrapetala Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 42; EPFP 3 (1923) 242; --Matthew, Blumea 23  (1976) 76, Fig. 5; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 95; --Type: BS 28575 Ramos & Edaño (PNH, holo, lost; iso: BO, K, NY, P, US). --Mastixia crassifolia Merr., PJS 26 (1925) 486; EPFP 4 (1925) 250; --Type: BS 40377 Ramos & Edaño (PNH, holo, lost; A, BO, K, L, P, US, iso). --Mastixia pachyphylla Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 325; EPFP 3 (1923) 241; --Type: BS 30399 Ramos (PNH, holo, lost; BO, NY, P, US, iso). LUZON: Benguet (Mt Tabayoc; Mt Pulog), Quezon (Mt Binuang; Mt Tulaog), CATANDUANES. Specimens doubtfully referred by Matthew to this species were from the following localities: MINDANAO: Misamis Occidental (Claveria, Summit of W Mtn); Lanao del Norte. Lowland to montane primary forests up to 2300m. Fl. Feb-Mar, fr. Sept-Feb.
  4. Mastixia trichotoma Blume, Bijdr. (1826) 655; --Matthew, Blumea 23 (1976) 68; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 8 (1977) 92, Fig. 3g-h (galls), Fig. 5 (map).

Literature

Berhaman, A. 1995. Alangiaceae. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak 1: 5-14.

Bloembergen, S. 1935. The genus Alangium in the Netherlands Indies. Blumea 1: 241-350


Bloembergen, S. 1939. A revision of the genus Alangium. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg ser. 3, 16: 139-235, 10 fig.

Matthew, KM. 1977. Cornaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 8: 85-97

Acknowledgements

Greg Rule kindly provided some of the photographs on this webpage.

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