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Eriocaulaceae

Eriocaulon L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 11 May 2021

Photos
  1. Eriocaulon alpestre Hook.f. & Thoms. ex Koern. in Miq., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 3 (1867) 163; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 192.
  2. Eriocaulon brevipedunculatum Merr., PJS 2 c (1907) Bot. 265; EPFP 1 (1922) 192. Borneo, W & C Philippines.
  3. Eriocaulon cinereum R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 254; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 136; EPFP 1 (1922) 192. Africa to Japan, Malaysia, Australia. LUZON: Rizal. Lowland rice paddy fallows.
  4. Eriocaulon depauperatum Merr., PJS 5 c (1910) Bot. 336; EPFP 1 (1922) 193. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet. Pools and shallow ponds, 2200-2800m.
  5. Eriocaulon echinulatum Mart. in Wall., Pl. As. Rar. 3 (1832) 28; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 193. Tenasserim to Indochina and S China, W-C Philippines. CULION. Low elevation open grassy places.
  6. Eriocaulon nigriceps Merr., PJS 10 c (1915) Bot. 290; EPFP 1 (1922) 193; --Type: BS 5544 Ramos, Luzon: Benguet Prov, Trinidad River, Dec-1908. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Mountain Province. Open wet places, 1400-2300m.
  7. Eriocaulon sexangulare L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 87. Madagascar, tropical and subtropical Asia to Caroline Isls, Philippines.
  8. Eriocaulon truncatum Mart. in Wall., Pl. As. Rar. 3 (1832) 29; --Merr., EPFP 1 (1922) 193; --Leach, Telopea 20 (2017) 251; --Type: from India. Africa, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines.
  9. Eriocaulon willdenovianum Moldenke, Phytologia 18 (1968) 44. Indian Ocean, tropical Asia to Caroline Isls, Philippines.
  10. Eriocaulon zollingerianum Körn., Linnaea 27 (1856) 682; --Leach, Telopea 20 (2017) 253; --Type: from Java. --Eriocaulon alatum Lecomte, J. de Bot. 21 (1908) 104; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 136; EPFP 1 (1922) 192. Australia, Indochina, Java, Lesser Sunda Isls, New Guinea, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Philippines. LUZON: Rizal. Low elevation open but wet grasslands.

Possibly present:

  1.  Eriocaulon disepalum Ridl., J. Fed. Malay States Mus. 10 (1920) 155. Peninsular Malaysia. Reported for the Philippines by Moody (1989) as a weed in rice, but no specimens cited.

Acknowledgements 

Marivic Quisto kindly provided photos of Eriocaulon.

Literature

Leach GJ. 2017. A revision of Australian Eriocaulon (Eriocaulaceae). Telopea 20: 205-259

Moody, K. 1989. Weeds reported in rice in South and Southeast Asia. IRRI, Philippines

Royen, P van. 1959. Nova Guinea Bot. 10: 21-44.

Zhang, Z. 1999. Monographie der Gattung Eriocaulon in Ostasien. In: U. Kück (ed.), Dissertationes Botanicae 313.

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 16 May 2021