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Molluginaceae

Glinus Linnaeus

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  1. Glinus lotoides L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 463; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 135; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 268. Mollugo lotoides (L.) Wight & Arn. ex CB Clarke in JD Hook., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2 (1879) 776; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 199; EPFP 2 (1923) 135. S Europe, N and tropical Africa, S to SE Asia, Sri Lanka, Malesia to Australia and America. In Malesia: Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls (Bali, Sumba, Timor), Sulawesi (also Salayer Is), Philippines.
  2. Glinus oppositifolius (L.) A DC, Bull. Herb. Boiss. 2, 1 (1901) 552; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 270, Fig. 1; --Mollugo oppositifolia L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 89; --Merr.,  Fl. Manila (1912) 199;  EPFP 2 (1923) 135. Tropical Africa and Asia, throughout Malesia to N Australia. Photos

Mollugo Linnaeus

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  1. Mollugo pentaphylla L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 89; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 135; --Backer, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 4 (1951) 268. Old World tropics and subtropics, apparently very rare in Australia; throughout Malesia, also in New Britain, Micronesia, New Caledonia.

Literature

Backer, CA. 1951. Aizoaceae (in part), Flora Malesiana series 1, 4: 267-271.

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