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Proteaceae

Helicia Lour.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 6 September 2012

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  1. Helicia graciliflora Merr., PJS 3 c (1908) Bot. 132; EPFP 2 (1923) 99. MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur (Camp Keithley), alt. 700m.
  2. Helicia loranthoides C.Presl, Epim. (1851) 247; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 100; --Sleum., Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 169. LUZON: Cagayan (Mt Cagua; Mt Tabuan), Nueva Vizcaya, Bataan (Lamao River & Mt Mariveles), Rizal (Montalban), Laguna (Dahican River), Quezon (Mt Banahaw), Albay, Sorsogon (Mt Bulusan),  CATANDUANES, PALAWAN: Mt Balagbag; LEYTE: Cabalian; MINDANAO: Bukidnon (Mt Candoon; Mt Dumalupihan), Davao (Mt Apo). Photos
  3. Helicia paucinervia Merr., PJS 17 (1920) 247; EPFP 2 (1923) 100; --Type: BS 34610 Ramos & Pascasio (US, iso), Mindanao: Surigao del Norte prov. On river banks at the iron deposit, c. 300m, 25-Apr-1919. LUZON: Aurora, MINDANAO: Surigao del Norte, DINAGAT. Along river banks on iron deposits, 300m. Photos
  4. Helicia rigidiflora Sleum., Blumea 8 (1955) 24; Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 170. --Helicia loranthoides (non C.Presl) Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99, pro parte. MINDORO: Mindoro Occidental (Paluan), MINDANAO: Misamis Occidental (Mt Malindang), Bukidnon (Mt Candoon). Forests, probably in the higher regions. Flowering May-July; fruiting April.
  5. Helicia robusta (Roxb.) R.Br. ex Wall. Cat. (1831) sub no. 2702; --Sleum., Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 184, Fig. 16. Photos

Heliciopsis Sleumer

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  1. Heliciopsis artocarpoides (Elmer) Sleum., Blumea 8 (1955) 83; --Helicia artocarpoides Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1826; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 99. Borneo (Sabah; Sarawak) and the Philippines: PALAWAN (Mt Pulgar), MINDANAO (Zamboanga, Malangas).  In rainforest, up to 900m, on well-drained slopes, ridges and steep river banks, apparently scattered. Flowering February, April-October; fruiting October.

Non-naturalized cultivated species

  1. Grevillea banksii R Br., Trans. Linn. Soc. 10 (1810) 176; --Sleum., Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 155, Fig.  4. Native of Queensland.
  2. Grevillea robusta Cunn. ex R Br., Prot. Nov. (1830) 24; --Sleum., Fl. Males. ser. 1 (1955) 155, Fig.  4. Native of E Australia (Queensland and New South Wales). Occasionally cultivated in the Philippines as an ornamental or shade tree. Photos

Literature

Sleumer, H. 1955. Proteaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 5: 147-206

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Last updated 6 March 2016