banner small


Tasmannia R.Br.

  1. Tasmannia piperita (Hook.f.) Miers.; --Drimys piperita Hook.f., Icon. Pl. 9 (1852) t. 896., --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 154. Lesser Sunda Isls (Flores), Borneo (Sarawak; Sabah; Brunei; Kalimantan), Philippines, Sulawesi, Flores, Moluccas, New Guinea,.Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria). LUZON: Abra, Mountain Province (Mt Data), Ifugao (Mt Polis, Kiangan, and Banawe), Benguet (Mt Pulog and Pauai), Bataan (upper Lamao River and Mt Mariveles), Rizal (Balacbac, Angilog), Laguna, Camarines Sur (Mt Isarog), MINDORO: Mindoro Oriental (Mt Halcon), PALAWAN: (Mt Mantalingahan), PANAY: Antique (Mt Madia-as), NEGROS: Negros Occidental (Mt Malbug), Negros Oriental (Cuernos Mtns), BILIRAN (Mt Suiro), MINDANAO: Misamis Occidental (Mt Malindang), Bukidnon (Mt Kitanglad, Mt Candoon and Malaybalay), Agusan del Norte (Mt Hilong-hilong), Davao del Sur (Mt Batangan; Mt McKinley; Mt Apo.). Mostly in montane forests, 840 to 2700m. Thirty nine local ‘entities’ recognized by Vink (mostly in New Guinea, 3 in Australia). Philippine forms not similarly characterized. Photos


Doust, A & A Drinnan. 2004. Floral development and molecular phylogeny support the generic standing of Tasmannia (Winteraceae). American Journal of Botany 91: 321-331.

Marquíneza, X, LG Lohmann, ML Faria Salatino, A Salatino & F Gonzáleza. 2009. Generic relationships and dating of lineages in Winteraceae based on nuclear (ITS) and plastid (rpS16 and psbA-trnH) sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 53: 435-449.

Vink, W. 1970. The Winteraceae of the Old World. Blumea 18: 225-354

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

Last updated 7 March 2016