Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines
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This illustrated checklist is a continuation of the works of Elmer D. Merrill (1876-1956) and Leonardo L. Co (1953-2010), authorities on the Philippine vascular Flora. photo Leonard Co

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CDFP-derived statistics for Philippine vascular plants (v. 16 June 2020)

    Angiosperms Gymnosperms Pteridophytes Total
No. of families 237 6 40 283
No. of genera 1765 12 167 1944
Total no. of  species 9028 42 1080 10150

No. of native species 8445 42 1074 9561

No. of naturalized species 583 0 6 589
No. of endemic species 4453 16 264
% of endemic species (of total native species)
52.7 38.1 24.6  49.5

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For a synopsis of this website, see Barcelona et al. 2013. Philippine Journal of Science 142: 57-67

Recommended Citation: Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines.

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