Petraeovitex

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Petraeovitex
Petraeovitex bambusetorum - JBM.jpg
Nong Noch vine, Petraeovitex bambusetorum, Jardin botanique de Montréal, 2008
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Petraeovitex
Oliv.[1]
Type species
Petraeovitex riedelii Oliv.
– a synonym of:
Petraeovitex multiflora
(Sm.) Merr.

Petraeovitex is a genus of eight climbing shrubs species known to science, of the Mint family Lamiaceae (formerly placed within Verbenaceae).[2][3][4] Collectively, they grow naturally in Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, the Philippines, the Moluccas, New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, the Solomon Islands and Cape York Peninsula, Australia.[2][4][5]

Species[edit]

The 1981 review paper by Harold N. Moldenke was the source,[2] additional distribution information came from the Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants information system:

  1. Petraeovitex bambusetorum King & Gamble – Borneo
  2. Petraeovitex kinabaluensis Munir – Borneo
  3. Petraeovitex membranacea Merr. – Borneo
  4. Petraeovitex multiflora (Sm.) Merr. – Moluccas, New Guinea, Bismarck Arch., Solomon Is., Cape York Peninsula, Australia[5]
  5. Petraeovitex scortechinii King & Gamble – Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia
  6. Petraeovitex sumatrana H.J.Lam – Sumatra, Borneo
  7. Petraeovitex trifoliata Merr. – Philippines, Borneo
  8. Petraeovitex wolfei J.Sinclair – Peninsular Malaysia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hooker, William Jackson; Hooker, Joseph Dalton (1883). Icones Plantarum, or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks, of new or rare plants, selected from the author's herbarium. 15. pages 15–16, plate 1420. Retrieved 21 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Moldenke, Harold N. (1981). "Notes on the genus Petraeovitex (Verbenaceae)" (Digitised, online, via biodiversitylibrary.org). Phytologia. 47 (4): 332–358. Retrieved 21 Nov 2013. 
  3. ^ Munir, Ahmad Abid (1965). "A revision of Petraeovitex (Verbenaceae)". The Gardens' Bulletin Singapore. (digitised, online, via biodiversitylibrary.org). 21: 215–257. Retrieved 5 Feb 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al. (Dec 2010). "Factsheet – Lamiaceae". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants. Edition 6.1, online version [RFK 6.1]. Cairns, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), through its Division of Plant Industry; the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research; the Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University. Retrieved 21 Nov 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Hyland, B. P. M.; Whiffin, T.; Zich, F. A.; et al. (Dec 2010). "Factsheet – Petraeovitex multiflora". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants. Edition 6.1, online version [RFK 6.1]. Cairns, Australia: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), through its Division of Plant Industry; the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research; the Australian Tropical Herbarium, James Cook University. Retrieved 21 Nov 2013.