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Elatinaceae

Bergia L.

Edited by James V. LaFrankie & Pieter B. Pelser, 19 September 2013

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  1. Bergia ammanioides Heyne ex Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. (1821) 219; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 205. Tropical Africa, Afghanistan, Iran, tropical Asia and Sri Lanka to China, Taiwan and Australia, Java, Madura, Timor, Philippines. LUZON: Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Abra, Pangasinan, Rizal, Laguna. Drier regions, lowlands up to 100m in seasonally inundated sites like rice paddy fallows, also on roadsides, locally often very common.
  2. Bergia serrata Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 387; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 103. --Spergula serrata Blanco, Fl. Filip. ed. 2 (1845) 271. --Bergia glandulosa Turcz. in Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 272 (1854) 371; --Rolfe, Journ. Bot. 23 (1885) 210; --S.Vidal Phan. Cuming. Philip. (1885) 95; Rev. PI. Vase. Filip. (1886) 51. --Bergia verticillata auct. non Willd.;  --Fern.-Vill., Novis. App. (1880) 15. Southern China, Taiwan, Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Zambales, Bataan, Rizal.

Literature

Backer, CA. 1951. Elatinaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 203-206

Leach, GJ 1989. Taxonomic Revision of Bergia (Elatinaceae) in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 11: 75-100.

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

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Last updated 28 October 2017