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Triuridaceae

Sciaphila Blume

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 16 May 2013

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  1. Sciaphila arfakiana Becc., Malesia 3 (1890) 337, t. 41; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 117, Fig. 3C1-6. --Sciaphila clemensae Hemsl., in Hook. Icon. IV 9 (1907) t. 2850, Fig. 7-14; 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, and C W Sumatra. MINDORO, MINDANAO: Lanao del Sur (Lake Lanao). Damp primary forest, shaded banks, c. 750m (Clemens 2510). 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, Fig. 3; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 118, Fig. 4. 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 Is, New Caledonia. LUZON.
  4. Sciaphila maculata Miers, in Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. 21 (1852) 48, t. 6, Fig. 19-86; --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, Fig. 10: 1-2; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 120. --Sciaphila mindanaensis Giesen, in Engl. Pflanzenreich, Heft 104 (1938) 51, Fig. 10: 3-6. Micronesia (Palau), E New Guinea, Philippines. MINDANAO.  
  6. Sciaphila nana Blume, Mus. Bot. 1 (1851) 322, Fig. 48; --Meerend., Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 117. Sumatra (Banka), Peninsular Malaysia, W Java and the 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, Hongkong, 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, Fig. 3B1-5. Sri Lanka and Malesia: 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.

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