FLORA MALAYSIANA

Plants of the Malaysian Region



Dicotyledoneae.


GESNERIACEAE, Gesneria, Krisotemis.
Taxonomy: Domain: Eukaryota - Whittaker & Margulis,1978. Kingdom: Plantae - Haeckel, 1866 - Plants, (unranked): Angiosperms, Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae - Cavalier-Smith, 1981, Phylum: Tracheophyta - Sinnott, 1935 Ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants, Subphylum: Euphyllophytina, Infraphylum: Radiatopses - Kenrick & Crane, 1997. (unranked): Eudicots, (unranked): Asterids, Class: Magnoliopsida - Brongniart, 1843 - Dicotyledons, Subclass: Lamiidae - Takhtajan Ex Reveal, 1992, Superorder: Lamianae - Takhtajan, 1967, Subclass Asteridae; Order Scrophulariales - Lindley, 1833; = Order: Lamiales, Family: Gesneriaceae Rich. & Juss. ex DC 1816.


Genus: Chrysothemis, Krisotemis.


Krisotemis, Black flamingo, 金紅花, Jin hong hua
Species: Chrysothemis friedrichethalii Linn. = Chrysothemis pulchella

Ref: Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA. page 973, 497
Chrysothemis at Flora Malaysiana Ver 2.0

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Loc.: Kajang Selangor Date: 1999
Photo: Nuruddin Jamin
Taxonomy: Taxonomy: Class: Magnoliopsida, Brongniart, 1843; Subclass: Lamiidae Takhtajan ex Reveal, 1992; Superorder: Lamianae, Takhtajan, 1967; Order: Scrophulariales Lindley, 1833, Family: Gesneriaceae, Rich. & Juss. ex DC 1816, Genus: Chrysothemis, Decne. 1849,



Genus: Episcia,



Frosty Carpet Plant,
Species: Episcia cupreca hyb. "Frosty" (Hook.) Hanst. syn = (Hook.) Hanst.

Ref: Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA. page 999 496, 497
http://www.genera-gesneriaceae.at/genera/episcia.htm Episcia "Frosty" at Flora Malaysiana Ver 2.0

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Loc.: Nong Khai, Thailand. Date: 23 October 2005
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Taxonomy: Class: Magnoliopsida, Brongniart, 1843; Subclass: Lamiidae Takhtajan ex Reveal, 1992; Superorder: Lamianae, Takhtajan, 1967; Order: Scrophulariales Lindley, 1833, Family: Gesneriaceae, Rich. & Juss. ex DC 1816, Genus: Episcia, Mart, 1829,

Kitty Carpet Plant,
Species: Episcia cupreca metallica hyb."Kitty" (Hook.) Hanst.

Ref: Tropica; Alfred Byrd Graf; (1978, 1981); Roehrs Company; USA. page 999 496, 497
http://www.genera-gesneriaceae.at/episcia.htm Episcia "Kitty" at Flora Malaysiana Ver 2.0

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Loc.: Kampong Melayu, Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang. Date: 02 May 2005
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Taxonomy: Class: Magnoliopsida, Brongniart, 1843; Subclass: Lamiidae Takhtajan ex Reveal, 1992; Superorder: Lamianae, Takhtajan, 1967; Order: Scrophulariales Lindley, 1833, Family: Gesneriaceae, Rich. & Juss. ex DC 1816, Genus: Episcia, Mart, 1829,


Genus: Monophyllaea,



Glauca Single leaf plant
Species: Monophyllaea glauca, R. Brown.

Ref: A Guide to Batu Caves; E. Soepadmo & Ho Thian Hua; (1971); Malayan Nature Society; Malaysia - page 23
http://www.genera-gesneriaceae.at/genera/monophyllaea.htm Monophyllaea at Flora Malaysiana Ver 2.0

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Loc.: Mulu World Heritage Park, Sarawak, Date: 19 April 2004
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Taxonomy: Class: Magnoliopsida, Brongniart, 1843; Subclass: Lamiidae Takhtajan ex Reveal, 1992; Superorder: Lamianae, Takhtajan, 1967; Order: Scrophulariales Lindley, 1833, Family: Gesneriaceae, Rich. & Juss. ex DC 1816, Genus: Monophyllaea, R. Brown. 1840,




Pendulum Single leaf plant
Species: Monophyllaea pendura,

Ref: A Guide to Batu Caves; E. Soepadmo & Ho Thian Hua; (1971); Malayan Nature Society; Malaysia - page 23
http://www.genera-gesneriaceae.at/genera/monophyllaea.htm Monophyllaea at Flora Malaysiana Ver 2.0

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Loc.: Wind Cave Entrancem Mulu World Heritage Park, Sarawak, Date: 21 April 2004
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Taxonomy: Class: Magnoliopsida, Brongniart, 1843; Subclass: Lamiidae Takhtajan ex Reveal, 1992; Superorder: Lamianae, Takhtajan, 1967; Order: Scrophulariales Lindley, 1833, Family: Gesneriaceae, Rich. & Juss. ex DC 1816, Genus: Monophyllaea, R. Brown. 1840,