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Ochnaceae

including Medusagynaceae

Brackenridgea A.Gray

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 15 December 2020

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  1. Brackenridgea fascicularis (Blanco) Fern.-Vill., Nov. App. (1880) 40; --Kanis, Blumea 16 (1968) 43; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 104; --Fernando et al., Gard. Bull. Singapore 72 (2020) 261; --Ochna fascicularis Blanco, Fl. Filip. ed. 2 (1845) 245; Fl. Filip. ed. 3, 2 (1878) 92; --S.Vidal, Sinopsis Atlas (1883) 19; Rev. Pl. Vasc. Filip. (1886) 79; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 68; --Type: Vidal 1023 (L, neo; A, isoneo), Luzon: Bulacan Prov, Angat. Endemic to the Philippines. BUCAS GRANDE (photos), CATANDUANES, DINAGAT, LUZON: Albay, Aurora, Bulacan, Camarines Norte, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Zambales, MINDANAO: Agusan del Norte, Davao Oriental (photos), Surigao del Norte, POLILLO, SAMAR, SIBUYAN. Lowland and medium elevation primary forests. Conservation status: Near Threatened (Fernando et al. 2020). Photos
  2. Brackenridgea foxworthyi (Elmer) Furtado, Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 19 (1962) 184; --Brackenridgea palustris ssp. foxworthyi (Elmer) Kanis, Blumea 16 (1968) 48; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 102; --Ochna foxworthyi Elmer, LPB 5 (1913) 1823; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 68; --Type: Elmer 13074 (GH, lecto; A, L, MO, NA, NY, U, US), Palawan: Puerto Princesa, Mt Pulgar, Apr-1911. Endemic to the Philippines. PALAWAN. Lowlands, along river in forest or rocky hillside near riverbank, 0-150m. Conservation status: Vulnerable (DAO 2017-11, as Brackenridgea palustris ssp. foxworthyi); Endangered (Fernando et al. 2020). Photos
  3. Brackenridgea mindanaensis (Merr.) Fernando, Gard. Bull. Singapore 72 (2020) 267; --Brackenridgea fascicularis ssp. mindanaensis (Merr.) Kanis, Blumea 16 (1968) 44; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 104; --Ouratea mindanaensis Merr., PJS 17 (1920) 287; EPFP 3 (1923) 68; --Type: BS 34479 Ramos & Pascasio (A, lecto; K, L, P, US, isolecto), Mindanao: Surigao Prov, Apr-1919. Endemic to the Philipines. MINDANAO: Surigao del Norte. Lowland thickets or forests. Conservation status: Critically Endangered (Fernando et al. 2020).

Campylospermum Tiegh.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 9 August 2019

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  1. Campylospermum serratum (Gaertn.) Bittrich & M.C.E.Amaral, Taxon 43 (1994) 92; --Gomphia serrata (Gaertn.) Kanis, Taxon 16 (1967) 422; Blumea 16 (1968) 33; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 105; --Meesia serrata Gaertn., Fruct. 1 (1788) 344. --Ouratea angustifolia (Vahl) Baill. ex Laness., Pl. Util. Col. Fr. (1886) 667; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 68. SW Peninsular India, Sri Lanka, E Thailand, Indochina, Hainan, Sumatra, Banka, Peninsular Malaysia, Karimundjawa Isls, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Cagayan, Zambales, Quezon, Camarines, MINDORO, CULION, BUSUANGA, PALAWAN, BALABAC, MASBATE, ROMBLON, PANAY, GUIMARAS, NEGROS, MINDANAO. Lowland primary forests, often common. Photos

Gomphia Schreb. = Campylospermum

Neckia Korth.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 30 October 2019

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  1. Neckia serrata Korth., Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 1 (1848) 358; --Kanis, Blumea 16 (1968) 69; Fl. Males. 1, 7 (1971) 110; --Sauvagesia serrata (Korth.) Sastre, Sellowia 23 (1971) 18. --Neckia philippinensis Merr. & Quisumb., PJS 82 (1954) 329. Sumatra, Mentawei Isls, Riouw & Lingga Isls, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines. SAMAR. Photos

Ouratea Aubl. = Brackenridgea

Schuurmansia Blume

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 29 May 2018

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  1. Schuurmansia elegans Blume, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 1 (1850) 177; --Kanis, Nova Guinea, Bot. 6 (1961) 64; Blumea 16 (1968) 75; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 115. Borneo, SE Philippines, Sulawesi, Moluccas, and New Guinea. MINDANAO: Agusan. Known from a single collection of uncertain identity.
  2. Schuurmansia vidalii (Fern.-Vill.) Merr., PJS 11 c (1916) Bot. 19; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 69; --Kanis, Nova Guinea, Bot. 6 (1961) 69; Blumea 16 (1968) 76; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 7 (1971) 116; --Calophyllum vidalii Fern.-Vill. in Ceron, Cat. Pl. Herb. Manila (1892) 229. --Schurmansia parvifolia Merr., PJS 11 c (1916) Bot. 19. Endemic to the Philippines. LUZON: Aurora, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon. In (mossy) forest, 500 to well over 1000m, possibly also at sea-level.

Cultivated:

  1. Ochna kirkii Oliv., Fl. Trop. Afr.1 (1868) 317. Not naturalized? Photos

Acknowledgements

John Michael Galindon and Danilo Tandang kindly contributed some of the photos on this webpage.

Literature

DENR Administrative Order. 2017. Updated national list of threatened Philippine plants and their categories. DAO 2017-11

Fernando, ES, DN Celadiña, DN Tandang, EP Lillo & MO Quimado. 2020. Brackenridgea (Ochnaceae) in the Philippines, with notes on foliar nickel hyperaccumulation in the genus. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 72: 255-273

Kanis, A. 1971. Ochnaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 7: 97-119

Schneider JV, P Bissiengou, EA Maria do Carmo, A Tahir, MF Fay, M Thines, MS Sosef, G Zizka & LW Chatrou. 2014. Phylogenetics, ancestral state reconstruction, and a new infrafamilial classification of the pantropical Ochnaceae (Medusagynaceae, Ochnaceae s. str., Quiinaceae) based on five DNA regions. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 78: 199-214


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 15 December 2020