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Ehretiaceae

Carmona Cav. = Ehretia

Ehretia L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 22 August 2019

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  1. Ehretia acuminata R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 497; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 374; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 21; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 92; --Type: from Australia. --Ehretia acuminata R.Br. var. polyantha (A.DC.) I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 23; --Ehretia polyantha A.DC., Prodr. 9 (1845) 511; --Merr., EPFP 4 (1925) 246; --Type: Perrottet (GE), Philippines. Australia, New Guinea, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Isls (Bali, Sumbawa, Flores, Timor), Java, Philippines, China. LUZON: Batangas (photos), Cagayan, Nueva Vizcaya, Zambales, Nueva Ecija, Rizal, Laguna, Camarines, Albay, Sorsogon, NEGROS, MINDANAO: Davao. Low elevation primary and secondary forests. Photos
  2. Ehretia aquatica (Lour.) Gottschling & Hilger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 123(2) (2001) 263; --Rotula aquatica Lour., Fl. Cochinch. (1790) 121; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 376; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arn. Arb. 32 (1951) 14; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 115. Tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, S China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi, New Guinea. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Cagayan, Isabela, Zambales, Bulacan, Rizal, MINDORO. Periodically flash-flooded streambeds, characteristically growing among rocks and trailing over gravel bars at low elevation. Photos
  3. Ehretia microphylla Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1 (1792) 425; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 394; EPFP 3 (1923) 374; --Carmona microphylla (Lam.) G.Don, Gen. Syst. 4 (1837) 391; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 17. --Ehretia monopyrena Gottschling & Hilger, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 123 (2001) 263; --Hilger & Gottschling, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 124 (2002) 149, nom. superfl.; --Carmona retusa (Vahl) Masam., Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 30 (1940) 61; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 65; --Cordia retusa Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2 (1791) 42; --Type: Plukenet, Phytographia, t. 31, f. 1 (‘Habitat in India Orientali’). India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina, S China (Guangdong), Hainan, Taiwan, Ryukyus, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Philippines, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Isls (Sumba, Flores), Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomon Isls. Dry regions, sunny forests. Often cultivated in gardens for ornamental purposes. Photos
  4. Ehretia philippinensis A.DC., Prodr. 9 (1845) 504; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 375; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 97; --Type: Cuming 471 (G, holo). Endemic to the Philippines. BABUYAN ISLS, LUZON, PALAWAN, MINDANAO. Low and medium elevation forests and secondary growth along rivers. Photos
  5. Ehretia resinosa Hance, J. Bot. 18 (1880) 299; --I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arb. 32 (1951) 103; --Riedl, Fl. Males. ser. 1, 13 (1997) 98; --Type: from Taiwan. --Ehretia navesii S.Vidal, Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 194; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 394; EPFP 3 (1923) 375; --Types: Vidal 471 (syn); Vidal 473 (syn). Taiwan, Philippines. N LUZON to MINDANAO, in most islands and provinces. Low elevation thickets and secondary forests. Photos

Rotula Lour. = Ehretia


Acknowledgements

Edmund Capuz and Mark Gregory Rule kindly provided a number of photographs found on this webpage.

Literature

Gottschling, M & HH Hilger. 2001. Phylogenetic analysis and character evolution of Ehretia and Bourreria (Ehretiaceae, Boraginales) and their allies based on ITS1 sequences. Botanische Jarhbücher 123: 249-268.

Gottschling, M & HH Hilger. 2004. The systematic position of Ehretia cortesia nom. nov. (? Cortesia cuneifolia: Ehretiaceae, Boraginales) inferred from molecular and morphological Data. Taxon 53: 919-923.

Hilger, HH & M Gottschling. 2002. Phylogenetic analysis and character evolution of Ehretia and Bourreria (Ehretiaceae, Boraginales) — correction. Botanische Jarhbücher 124: 149.

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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