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Alternative classification: Malvaceae s.l. - subfam. Helicteroideae p.p.

Helicteres L.

  1. Helicteres angustifolia L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 963; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 51. India to S China southward to Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia and Java. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Abra, Mountain Province, Benguet, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, BUSUANGA, CULION, PANAY, NEGROS, MINDANAO: Bukidnon, Davao. Open grassy slopes, chiefly at medium elevation, occasionally at sea-level. Photos
  2. Helicteres hirsuta Lour., Fl. Cochinch. (1790) 530; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 329; EPFP 3 (1923) 51. India to S China, southward to Java. LUZON: Ilocos Norte to Laguna, MINDORO, CALAMIAN ISLS GROUP, PALAWAN. Common in thickets, deserted clearings and secondary forests at low and medium elevation. Photos

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

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Last updated 4 November 2017