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Triuridaceae

Sciaphila Blume

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 8 October 2017

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  1. Sciaphila arfakiana Becc., Malesia 3 (1890) 337; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 117. --Sciaphila clemensae Hemsl. in Hook., Icon. IV 9 (1907) t. 2850; Fedde Repert. 5 (1908) 265; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 28; --Type: Clemens 775. Micronesia (Palau), W Polynesia: Fiji Isls (Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Vanua Mblalavu), Solomon Isls (Bougainville), New Guinea (all parts except SW), New Britain, Manus, Moluccas (Seram, Ambon), Sulawesi (N Peninsula & C part), Philippines, Lesser Sunda Isls (Flores), W Java, Borneo (W, S & E Kalimantan, Sabah), Peninsular Malaysia, C W Sumatra. MINDORO, MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur (Lake Lanao). Damp primary forest, shaded banks, c. 750m. Photos
  2. Sciaphila consimilis Blume, Mus. Bot. 1 (1851) 322; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 120. Fiji (Vanua Levu), Philippines. LUZON, MINDANAO. Forest. Amongst thick leaf litter.
  3. Sciaphila densiflora Schltr., Bot. Jahrb. 49 (1912) 87; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 118. Sri Lanka, Lesser Sunda Isls (Timor, Flores), Borneo (Sarawak, W & E Kalimantan), Natuna Isls, Philippines, Moluccas (Halmahera), New Guinea (all parts except SW), Normandy, Rossel and Sudest Isl, New Caledonia. LUZON.
  4. Sciaphila maculata Miers, Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 21 (1852) 48; --S.Vidal, Phan. Cuming. Philipp. (1885) 154; Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 282; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1923) 28; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 113. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak), NE New Guinea. Meerendonk omits the Philippines in the distribution range of this species, but Merrill lists the following Philippine localities: LUZON: Bataan, MINDANAO: Zamboanga, Agusan del Norte (Butuan). In damp primary forests at low and medium elevation.
  5. Sciaphila multiflora Giesen in Engl., Pflanzenreich, Heft 104 (1938) 49; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 120. --Sciaphila mindanaensis Giesen in Engl., Pflanzenreich, Heft 104 (1938) 51. Micronesia (Palau), E New Guinea, Philippines. MINDANAO.  
  6. Sciaphila nana Blume, Mus. Bot. 1 (1851) 322; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 117. Sumatra (Banka), Peninsular Malaysia, W Java, Philippines. LUZON.
  7. Sciaphila secundiflora Thwaites ex Benth., Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 7 (1855) 10; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 116. Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland, Solomon Isls, Philippines. LUZON: Aurora. Photos
  8. Sciaphila tenella Blume, Bijdr. 10 (1826) 515; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 113. Sri Lanka, Sumatra (E coast), Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, W Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah), Philippines, Sulawesi (C part & SE peninsula), Moluccas (Obi), New Guinea (all parts except the SW), New Britain, Bougainville, Solomon Isls (Guadalcanal & San Cristobal). MINDANAO. Photos

Literature

Meerendonk, JPM de. 1984. Triuridaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 10: 109-121

Mennes, CB, EF Smets, SN Moses & VSFT Merckx. 2013. New insights in the long-debated evolutionary history of Triuridaceae (Pandanales). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 994-1004.

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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Last updated 18 November 2017