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Cordiaceae

Coldenia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 21 October 2017

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  1. Coldenia procumbens L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 125; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 396; EPFP 3 (1923) 376; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 13; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 67; --Type: Plukenet, Phytographia, t. 64, f. 6. --Coldenia procumbens var. aristata Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 376. Widespread in tropical and subtropical SE Asia, Africa and Australia. India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, Hainan, Taiwan, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Java (incl. Madura), Lesser Sunda Isls (Flores, Timor), Moluccas, New Guinea. In dry regions subject to seasonal flooding, ricelands, etc. Photos

Cordia L.

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  1. Cordia aspera G.Forst., Fl. Austral. (1786) 18; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 72; --Type: from Australia. --Cordia cumingiana S.Vidal, Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1885) 187; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 373; --Type: Cuming 1012 (syn), Cuming 1647 (syn), Cuming 1653 (syn).
  2. Cordia dichotoma G.Forst., Prodr. (1786) 18; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 373; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 8; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 75; --Type: from New Caledonia. --Cordia myxa auct. non L.; --C.B.Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4 (1883) 136; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 393. New Caledonia, New Guinea, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Isls (Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Alor, Timor), Sulawesi, Philippines, Java, Borneo, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra. Throughout the Philippines in most islands and provinces. Usually common in secondary forests, thickets, etc. from sea level to c. 500m. Photos
  3. Cordia gerascanthus L., Syst. Veg., ed. 10 (1759) 936; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 77; --Type: from Jamaica. Native of the neotropics. Mexico, C America, West Indies, Colombia. Introduced in cultivation in the Philippines. Not naturalized.
  4. Cordia subcordata Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1 (1792) 421; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 374; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 3; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 78; --Type: Commerson s.n. (P-JU), ‘ex insulis Praliniis’. E coast of Africa, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Pacific Islands, Borneo, Java, Philippines, Sulawesi, Kangean Isls, Lesser Sunda Isls (Sumbawa, Flores, Alor, Timor), Moluccas, New Guinea. LUZON: La Union, Batangas, Quezon, Camarines, POLILLO, MINDORO, PALAWAN, BURIAS, MINDANAO, TAWI-TAWI, JOLO, BASILAN. Forests and thickets along the seashore, often common. Photos

Acknowledgements

Gina S. Mapua and Leonardo Cristobal Udasco kindly provided a number of photographs found on this webpage.

Literature

Johnston, IM. 1951. Studies in the Boraginaceae. Journal of Arnold Arboretum 32: 1-26; 99-122.

Riedl, H. 1997. Boraginaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 13: 43-144

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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