The first record of the boreal bog species Drosera rotundifolia (Droseraceae) from the Philippines, and a key to the Philippine sundews
Drosera rotundifolia, a species of the temperate Northern Hemisphere with a disjunct occurrence in high montane West Papua, has been discovered in a highland peat bog on Mt Limbawon, Pantaron Range, Bukidnon on the island of Mindanao, Philippines, which mediates to the only other known tropical, Southern Hemisphere location in New Guinea and the closest known northern populations in southern Japan and south-eastern China. A dichotomous key to the seven Drosera species of the Philippines is given, and distribution maps are provided.
|Keywords||carnivorous plants, Drosera, Droseraceae, Malesia, Mindanao, Northern Hemisphere, Tropics, disjunction, Philippines|
|Journal||Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants|
|Rights||Released under the CC-BY 4.0 ("Attribution") License|
Coritico, F.P, & Fleischmann, A. (2016). The first record of the boreal bog species Drosera rotundifolia (Droseraceae) from the Philippines, and a key to the Philippine sundews. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 61, 24–28. doi:10.3767/000651916X691330