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Alternative classification: Malvaceae s.l. - subfam. Helicteroideae p.p.

Durio Adans.

Edited by James V. LaFrankie & Pieter B. Pelser, 15 May 2016

  1. Durio graveolens Becc., Malesia 3 (1889) 242; --Ashton, Manual non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak 2 (1988) 63. Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei), PALAWAN. 
  2. Durio macrophyllus (King) Ridl., Fl. Malay. Penin. 1 (1922) 261; --Ashton, Manual non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak 2 (1988) 75; --Durio testudinarum var. macrophyllus King J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 60 (1891) 53. Borneo (Sarawak). PALAWAN. Low and medium elevation forests.
  3. Durio zibethinus Murr., Syst. (1774) 591; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 46. Widespread in cultivation especially in tropical SE Asia, possibly wild only in Sumatra and Borneo. MINDANAO. Cultivated for its highly prized fruit. 'Wild' Durio zibethinus is found or claimed only in Mindanao for the Philippines. Photos


Mendoza, DR. 1941. Natural distribution of durians in the Philippines. Philippine Journal of Forestry 4: 27-35.

Vendivil, WF & EJ Reynoso 1983. Durio species from Palawan, Philippines. Acta Manilana Series A Nat. Appl. Sci.: 95-98.

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