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Malpighiaceae

Aspidopterys Juss.

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  1. Aspidopterys elliptica (Blume) Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. ii, 13 (1840) 266; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 380; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 127, Fig. 1e-g, 2. ?China, Indochina, Andaman Isls, Sumatra (rare), W-E Java, Borneo (rare), Philippines (common).
  2. Aspidopterys tomentosa (Blume) Juss., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. 2, 13 (1840) 267.

Doubtfully occurring in the Philippines: 

  1. Aspidopterys glabriuscula (Wall.) Juss.

Galphimia Cav.

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  1. Galphimia gracilis Bartling, Linnaea 13 (1839) 552; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 144, Fig. 14. --Galphimia glauca (non Cav.) Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 277;  --Thryallis glauca (Kuntze, partim.) Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 383. Native of Central America, rather widely cultivated as an ornamental in lowlands below 1000m. Photos

Hiptage Gaertn.

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  1. Hiptage benghalensis (L.) Kurz, J. As. Soc. Beng. 43, II (1874) 136; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 132, Fig. 5c, 6, 7d. --Hiptage macroptera Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 189; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. --Hiptage pinnata Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1810; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382. --?Hiptage tetraptera Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. Sri Lanka, India (throughout), NW to the Punjab, Himalayan foothills up to 1500m, Nicobar and Andaman Isls, S China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Madura, Kangean Archipelago, Lesser Sunda Isls (Bali; Alor; Timor), Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi (including Saleijer Is). Cultivated in Malesia and in some other tropical countries because of its pretty, fragrant flowers. PALAWAN, ?MINDANAO. Photos
  2. Hiptage luzonica Merr., Govt. Lab. Publ. (Philipp.) 35 (1906) 33; EPFP 2 (1923) 381; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 135, Fig.  5d, 7a-c. --Hiptage javanica Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 190; EPFP 2 (1923) 381, non Blume (1825). --Hiptage cebuensis Elmer, LPB 2 (1910) 683; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --Hiptage cumingii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 190; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --?Hiptage loheri Merr., Sp. Blancoanae (1918) 213; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --Hiptage reticulata Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 186; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. --?Hiptage curranii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 381. Philippines, Sulawesi (N peninsula).
  3. Hiptage pubescens Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 382; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 136, Fig.  5e. --Hiptage pubescens var. lanceolata Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 382. LUZON.

Malpighia L.

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  1. Malpighia coccigera L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 426; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 5 (1955) 145, Fig.  15-16. Central America (Caribbean area). Widespread in cultivation as an ornamental. Photos

Ryssopterys Blume ex Juss. = Stigmaphyllon

Stigmaphyllon A.Juss.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 12 September 2013

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  1. Stigmaphyllon dealbatum (A.Juss.) C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 83; --Ryssopterys dealbata A.Juss., Arch. Mus. Paris 3 (1843) 386; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382; --Type: Cuming 1775 (P, holo; C, GOET, K, L, iso), Philippines, Cebu. --Ryssopterys cumingiana Juss., Arch. Mus. Paris 3 (1843) 384; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 382; --Ryssopterys dealbata var. cumingiana (A.Juss.) Nied. (1915) 58; --Type: Cuming 1489 (P, holo; K, L, iso), Philippines, Mindoro. BATANES, LUZON, MASBATE, PANAY, SAMAR, CEBU, MINDANAO, PALAWAN.
  2. Stigmaphyllon merrillii C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 92; --Type: Merrill 8247 (US, holo; L, iso), Philippines, Mindanao, Zamboanga, Nov/Dec-1911. LUZON, BOHOL, MINDANAO, BASILAN, PALAWAN. Photos
  3. Stigmaphyllon timoriense (DC.) C.E.Anderson, Blumea 56 (2011) 100; --Banisteria timoriensis DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 588; --Ryssopterys timoriensis (DC.) Juss. In Delessert, Icon. Sel. Pl. 3 (1837) 21, t. 35 (as ‘timorensis’); --Jacobs, Fl. Males. Ser. 1, 5 (1955) 140, Fig. 9d, 11b, d; --Type: unknown collector (G-DC, holo). Timor. Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, East Timor, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Australia, possibly New Caledonia, Philippines. TAWI-TAWI.

Tristellateia Thouars

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  1. Tristellateia australasiae A Rich., Sert. Astrolab. Atlas (1833) t. 15; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 278;   EPFP 2 (1923) 380; --Jacobs, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 5 (1955) 136, Fig.  8. Myanmar (Mergui Isls), Thailand, S Vietnam, Taiwan, throughout Malesia, New Ireland, Australia (Queensland), New Caledonia, Carolines.  Photos

Acknowledgements

Benigno Resurreccion kindly contributed some of the photos on this webpage.


Literature

Anderson, CE. 2011. Revision of Ryssopterys and transfer to Stigmaphyllon (Malpighiaceae). Blumea 56: 73-104

Davis CC & WR Anderson. 2010. A complete phylogeny of Malpighiaceae inferred from nucleotide sequence data and morphology. American Journal of Botany 97: 2031-2048.

Jacobs, M. 1955. Malpighiaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 125-145

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