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Bombacaceae

Alternative classification: Malvaceae s.l. - subfam. Bombacoideae

Bombax L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 26 July 2021

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  1. Bombax ceiba L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 511; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 325; EPFP 3 (1923) 45. --Bombax malabaricum DC. Prodr. 1 (1824) 479; --Salmalia malabarica (DC.) Schott & Endl., Melet. (1832) 35; --Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr., Lingnan Sc. J. 5 (1927) 126. Australia, Bangladesh, Bismarck Arch, Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Java, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Moluccas, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Pakistan, Peninsular Malaysia, Solomon Isls, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines. CAMIGUIN, LUZON: Abra, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Rizal, MINDANAO, MINDORO. Scattered in secondary and primary forests at low and medium elevation. Photos

Camptostemon Masters

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  1. Camptostemon philippinensis (S.Vidal) Becc., Malesia 3 (1889) 273; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 46; --Cumingia philippinensis S.Vidal, Phan. Cuming. Philipp. (1885) 212. Sulawesi, Philippines. BASILAN, BOHOL, LUZON: Quezon, MASBATE, MINDANAO: Zamboanga, NEGROS, PALAWAN, PANAY. Edges of mangroves and tidal streams. Conservation status: Endangered (DAO 2017-11). Photos

Ceiba Mill. [Not native]

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 8 November 2020

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  1. Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn., Fruct. 2 (1791) 244, t. 133; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 326; EPFP 3 (1923) 45; --Bombax pentandrum L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 511. Pantropical. Native of the neotropics. Planted in the settled areas throughout the Philippines and naturalized. Photos
Other cultivated, non-naturalized species:
  1. Adansonia digitata L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 1190. Baobab. Photos
  2. Cavanillesia hylogeiton Ulbr., Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 6 (1914) 163.
  3. Ochroma pyramidale (Cav.) Urb., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 5 (1920) 123; --Bombax pyramidale Cav. ex Lam., Encycl. 2: (1788) 552. Balsam. Photos
  4. Pachira glabra Pasq., Rendiconto Accad. Sci. Soc. Borbon. Napoli 7 (1868) 18. Photos

Acknowledgements

Kelly Hageman contributed photos to this page.

Literature

Bakhuizen van den Brink, RC. 1929. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique du Buitenzorg, ser. 3, 6: 161-240.

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


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 26 July 2021