banner small

Smilacaceae

Smilax L.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 12 November 2016

Photos
  1. Smilax aspericaulis Wall. ex A.DC., Monogr. Phan. 1 (1878) 195. --Smilax bracteata C.Presl var. verruculosa (Merr.) T Koyama, Quart. J. Taiwan Mus. 10 (1957) 18; op. cit. 13 (1960) 12; --Smilax verruculosa Merr., PJS 5 c  (1910) Bot. 173; EPFP 1 (1922) 209. --Smilax williamsii Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 173; EPFP 1 (1922) 209. India (Himalayas, Khasya), Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan and Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo (Sabah, Sarawak), Philippines. LUZON: Mountain Province, Ifugao, Benguet, Zambales (Mt Pinatubo), Quezon (Mt Tulaog), MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, Davao. Note by P.B. Pelser (16-Aug-15): Smilax williamsii is considered a distinct species in the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families.
  2. Smilax bracteata C.Presl, Rel. Haenk. 1 (1827) 131; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1923) 207. Photos
  3. Smilax china L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 1029; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 208.
  4. Smilax elmeri Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 6; EPFP 1 (1922) 208. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Sorsogon, BUCAS GRANDE, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Agusan. Forested ridges to 1000m.
  5. Smilax erecta Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 5; EPFP 1 (1922) 208. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Aurora prov. (E coast). Forested slopes at low or medium elevation.
  6. Smilax leucophylla Blume, Enum. Pl. Jav. A,C (1827-28) 18; --Merr., PJS 3 c (1908) Bot. 96; EPFP 1 (1922) 208. China and Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo, Moluccas, Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Pangasinan, Pampanga, Bataan, Rizal, Laguna, MINDORO, CULION, PALAWAN, MINDANAO.
  7. Smilax loheri Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 294; EPFP 1 (1922) 208. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Nueva Ecija, Rizal. Mossy forest at or above 900m.
  8. Smilax lucida Merr., PJS 13 c (1918) Bot. 5; EPFP 1 (1922) 209; --Smilax lanceifolia Roxb. var. lucida (Merr.) T.Koyama, Quart. J. Taiwan Mus. 13 (1960) 26. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Apayao, Isabela (San Mariano).
  9. Smilax luzonensis C.Presl, Rel. Haenk. 1 (1827) 131; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 209. India, Indochina, Malesia. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, PANAY, CATANDUANES, MINDANAO: Lanao, Bukidnon. Forests at medium elevation.
  10. Smilax megacarpa A.DC., Monogr. Phan. 1 (1878) 186. India to S. China, west and central Malesia. Note by P.B. Pelser (16-Aug-15): reported for the Philippines in the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Presence needs to be confirmed.
  11. Smilax pygmaea Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 399; EPFP 1 (1922) 209. --Smilax menispermoidea A.DC. var. randaiensis (Hayata) T.Koyama. Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines.
  12. Smilax riparia A.DC., Monogr. Phan. 1 (1878) 55.

Literature

Koyama, T. 1960. Materials towards a monograph of the genus Smilax. Quart. J. Taiwan Mus. 13 (1960) 61, 4 pl.

Copyright © 2011, Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines

Last updated 24 December 2016