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Muntingiaceae

Muntingia L. [Not native]

Photos
  1. Muntingia calabura L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 509; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 313; EPFP 3 (1923) 32. Introduced from tropical America. Widely distributed in the Philippines in and about towns, and often thoroughly naturalized. Photos

Acknowledgements

Kelly Hageman contributed photos of this species.

Literature

Bayer, C, MW Chase & MF Fay. 1998. Muntingiaceae, a new family of dicotyledons with malvalean affinities. Taxon 47: 37-42.

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

Copyright 2011, Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines

Last updated 9 July 2021