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Theaceae

Camellia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 3 June 2018

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  1. Camellia lanceolata (Blume) Seem., Trans. Linn. Soc. 22 (1859) 345. --Thea lanceolata (Blume) Pierre, Fl. Forest. Cochin. 2 (1887) t. 119; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 69; --Calpandria lanceolata Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 179. Thailand to Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi. LUZON: Cagayan to Sorsogon, POLILLO, MINDORO, PANAY, NEGROS, MINDANAO: Zamboanga, Lanao. Primary forests, 700-2000m; often very common. Conservation status: Vulnerable (DAO 2017-11). Photos
  2. Camellia microphylla (Merr.) Chien, Contrib. Biol. Lab. Sci. Soc. China, Bot. Ser., 12 (1939) 100; --Thea lanceolata var. microphylla Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 69. LUZON: Nueva Ecija. Primary forests, c. 500m.
  3. Camellia megacarpa (Elmer) Cohen-Stuart, Meded. Proefst. Thee 11 (1916) 68; --Thea megacarpa Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1842; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 70. Endemic to the Philippines. PALAWAN.
  4. Camellia mollis (Merr.) Hung T.Chang & S.X.Ren, Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni 30 (1991) 69; --Thea lanceolata var. mollis Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 69. Endemic to the Philippiens. LUZON: Cagayan, Bulacan, Rizal, Quezon, MINDORO. Medium elevation primary forests.
  5. Camellia stenophylla (Merr.) Kobuski, Brittonia 4 (1941) 115; --Thea lanceolata var. stenophylla Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 70. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Ilocos Norte. Primary forests, c. 450m.

Non-naturalized:

  1. Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze, Act. Hort. Petrop. 10 (1887) 195; --Thea sinensis L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 515; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 70. Photos

Gordonia Ellis

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 13 December 2013

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  1. Gordonia sp., Burkill, PJS 15 (1919) 478; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 71. Based on FB 9757 Merritt. MINDORO. Exposed forested ridges, elevation c. 1000m.

Polyspora Sweet

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 3 June 2018

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  1. Polyspora luzonica (S.Vidal) Orel, Peter G.Wilson, Curry & Luu, Willdenowia 43 (2013) 306; --Gordonia luzonica S.Vidal, Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 57; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 70; --Keng, Gard. Bull. Sing. 37 (1984) 21. --Gordonia benguetica Burkill, PJS 15 (1919) 478; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 70; --Type: FB 5083 Curran (SING, iso), Luzon: Benguet prov., Baguio, Aug-1906. --Gordonia fragrans Merr., PJS 1 (1906) Suppl. 95. --Gordonia subclavata Burkill, PJS 15 (1919) 478; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 71. --Gordonia sablayana Melch. in Engl., Pflanzenreich ed. 2, 21 (1925) 137; --Type: FB 9757 Merritt (K), Mindoro: Feb/Apr-1908. --Gordonia welborni Elmer, LPB 2 (1908) 500; --Type: Elmer 9584 (L, NY, US, iso), Negros: Negros Oriental prov., Cuernos Mtns, in forest, elevation 4250ft (1295m), Mar-1908. Philippines, New Guinea. LUZON: Benguet, Zambales, Bataan, Laguna, Sorsogon, PANAY, NEGROS, MINDANAO: Lanao, Bukidnon, Surigao. Primary forests, stream depressions and exposed ridges, 600-1300m. Photos
  2. Polyspora polisana (Burkill) Orel, Peter G.Wilson, Curry & Luu, Willdenowia 43 (2013) 308; --Gordonia polisana Burkill, PJS 15 (1919) 478; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 71; --Type: FB 18384 Alvarez (US), Luzon: Ifugao prov., Mt Polis, Jan-1909. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Ifugao. Mossy forests, 1200-1600m. 

Pyrenaria Blume

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 3 June 2018

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  1. Pyrenaria mindanaensis Merr., PJS 20 (1922) 407; EPFP 3 (1923) 71. --Tutcheria merrilliana Hung T.Chang & S.X.Ren, Act. Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni 30 (1) (1991) 70. Endemic to the Philippines. MINDANAO: Lanao, Bukidnon. Damp forests, c. 1200m. Photos

Schima Reinw. ex Blume

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 20 September 2018

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  1. Schima wallichii (DC.) Korth., Verh. Nat. Gesch. Ned. Bezitt., Bot. 5 (1842) 143; --Gordonia wallichii DC., Prodr. 1 (1824) 528. China, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar, Sikkim, India, Bhutan, Ryukyus, Sikkim, Bangladesh, Laos, Sumatra, Tibet, Philippines. Photos

Tutcheria Dunn = Pyrenaria


Literature

Bloembergen, S.1952. A critical study in the complex-polymorphous genus Schima (Theaceae). Reinwardtia 2: 133-183.

DENR Administrative Order. 2017. Updated national list of threatened Philippine plants and their categories. DAO 2017-11

Keng, H. 1978. Theaceae. Tree Flora of Malaya 3: 275-296.

Keng, H. 1980. The genus Pyrenaria (Theaceae) in Malesia. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 33: 264-289

Keng, H. 1984. The genus Gordonia (Theaceae) in Malesia. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 37: 1-47

Li, R, J-B Yang, S-X Yang & D-Z Li. 2011. Phylogeny and taxonomy of the Pyrenaria complex (Theaceae) based on nuclear ribosomal ITS sequences. Nordic Journal of Botany 29: 780-787.

Orel, G, PG Wilson, AS Curry & HT Luu. 2013. Two new species of Polyspora (Theaceae) from Vietnam and new combinations for some Asian species. Willdenowia 43: 301-308

Prince LM & CR Parks. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships of Theaceae inferred from chloroplast DNA sequence data. American Journal of Botany 88: 2309-2320.

Yang SX, JB Yang, LG Lei, DZ Li, H Yoshino & T Ikeda. 2004. Reassessing the relationships between Gordonia and Polyspora (Theaceae) based on the
combined analyses of molecular data from the nuclear, plastid and mitochondrial genomes. Plant Systematics and Evolution 248: 45-55.


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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