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Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker in his first volume of the Flora of British India includeed a total of 2460 species in 452 genera under 44 natural orders (= families) of which a total of 226 species in 114 genera under 33 natural orders were from the area now in Bangladesh. These taxa are listed with their updated nomenclature and taxonomic status as per ICBN following Cronquist's system of plant classification. The current number recognized, so far, are 220 species in 131 genera under 44 families. The recorded area in Bangladesh and the name of specimen's collector, as in Hook.f., are also provided.
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Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 18(2): 177-197, 2011 (December)
© 2011 Bangladesh Association of Plant Taxonomists
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS
OF BANGLADESH INCLUDED IN HOOK. F., THE FLORA OF BRITISH INDIA:
VOLUME-I
M. ENAMUR RASHID AND M. ATIQUR RAHMAN*
Department of Botany, University of Chittagong, Chittagong 4331, Bangladesh
Keywords: J.D. Hooker; Flora of British India; Bangladesh; Nomenclature; Taxonomic status.
Abstract
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker in his first volume of the Flora of British India includeed
a total of 2460 species in 452 genera under 44 natural orders (= families) of which a total
of 226 species in 114 genera under 33 natural orders were from the area now in
Bangladesh. These taxa are listed with their updated nomenclature and taxonomic status
as per ICBN following Cronquist’s system of plant classification. The current number
recognized, so far, are 220 species in 131 genera under 44 families. The recorded area in
Bangladesh and the name of specimen’s collector, as in Hook.f., are also provided.
Introduction
J.D. Hooker compiled his first volume of the “Flora of British India” with three parts
published in 3 different dates. Each part includes a number of natural orders. Part I includes the
natural order Ranunculaceae to Polygaleae while Part II includes Frankeniaceae to Geraniaceae
and Part III includes Rutaceae to Sapindaceae. Hooker was assisted by various botanists in
describing the taxa of 44 natural orders of this volume. Altogether 10 contributors including J.D.
Hooker were involved in this volume. Publication details along with number of cotributors and
distribution of taxa of 3 parts of this volume are mentioned in Table 1.
This volume includes a total of 44 natural orders (now treated as families), 98 tribes, 452
genera and 2460 species. Hooker described 5 natural orders by himself, 14 natural orders jointly
with T. Thomson, 3 natural orders with M.P. Edgeworth, 1 natural order with T. Anderson while
Maxwell T. Masters, Alfred W. Bennett, W.T. Thiselton Dyer, W.P. Hiern, T. Anderson and M.A.
Lawson individually described remaining 21 natural orders. Out of these 44 natural orders, 33
were recorded with 226 species from the area now in Bangladesh. These natural orders of the
volume-I and their contributors are listed below in Table 2 with distribution of taxa.
Materials and Methods
The first volume of the Flora of British India (Hooker, 1872) was considered as an initial step
to prepare a list of species which have been recorded in it from the area now in Bangladesh.
The recorded area (collection locality), collector’s name, etc. were determined by checking
the protologue of each species carefully. The recorded localities, as mentioned in the protologues,
were confirmed by consulting Roxburgh (1814, 1832) and Wallich (1828-49) which appeared
before the Flora of British India. Moreover, literature including Kurz (1877), Prain (1903), Heinig
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(1925), Cowan (1926) and Sinclair (1956) appeared after the Flora of British India, were also
consulted to ascertain the corresponding places of occurrence in the area of Bangladesh.
Table 1. Publication details of Flora of British India, Volume 1.
Published parts Year of
publication No. of
contributors No. of natural
orders No. of
genera No. of species
Part-I 1872 4 16 171 777
Part-II 1874 5 16 139 929
Part-III 1875 5 12 142 754
The current nomenclature of each species was determined as per ICBN by consulting Voss
(1983) and by searching Internet sources (I-VI), and taxonomic status were determined following
Cronquist’s (1981) system of plant classification. For currect author citation Brummitt and Powell
(1992) was consulted. Synonyms were checked by consulting recently published relevant
literature, viz., Khan (1972-1987), Hara and Williamms (1979), Grierson and Long (1984, 1991),
Brummitt (1992), Sharma et al. (1993), Sharma and Balakrishnan (1993), Sharma and Sanjapa
(1993), Mabberley (1997), Hajra et al. (1997), Hajra (1997), Press et al. (2000), Khan and
Rahman (1989-2002), Rahman et al. (2003), Khanam and Ara (2007), and Ahmed et al.
(2008a,b;2009a,b,c).
Table 2. Natural Orders with contributors and distribution of taxa in the Volume-I
Natural order
as in Volume-I Name of Contributors No. of
genera No. of
species No. of species from the
area of Bangladesh
1. Ranunculaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 19 121 2
2. Dilleniaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 6 34 3
3. Magnoliaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 8 27 2
4. Anonaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 26 194 22
5. Menispermaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 19 34 10
6. Berberideae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 6 17 0
7. Nymphaeaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 5 8 1
8. Papaveraceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 5 13 0
9. Fumariaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 4 31 0
10. Cruciferae J.D. Hooker & T. Anderson 43 138 1
11. Capparideae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 8 56 1
12. Resedaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 3 4 0
13.Violaceae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 3 26 3
14. Bixineae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 10 26 4
15. Pittosporeae J.D. Hooker & T. Thomson 1 9 0
16. Polygaleae Alfred W. Bennett 5 39 3
17. Frankeniaceae M.P. Edgeworth & J.D. Hooker 1 1 0
18. Caryophylleae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 19 108 0
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 179
Table 2 contd.
Natural order
as in Volume-I Name of Contributors No. of
genera No. of
species No. of species from the
area of Bangladesh
19. Portulaceae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 2 6 0
20. Tamariscineae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 2 8 0
21. Elatineae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 2 6 0
22. Hypericineae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 3 26 3
23. Guttiferae T. Anderson 6 65 10
24.Ternstrcemiaceae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 14 56 7
25. Dipterocarpeae W.T. Thiselton Dyer 9 95 11
26. Malvaceae Maxwell T. Masters 27 127 9
27.Sterculiaceae Maxwell T. Masters 17 90 12
28.Tiliaceae Maxwell T. Masters 13 115 22
29. Linea J.D. Hooker 7 23 2
30. Malpighiaceae J.D. Hooker 3 14 2
31. Zygophylleae M.P. Edgeworth & J.D. Hooker 4 9 0
32. Geraniaceae M.P. Edgeworth & J.D. Hooker 10 180 3
33. Rutaceae J.D. Hooker 23 95 14
34. Simarubeae Alfred W. Bennett 9 17 1
35. Ochnaceae Alfred W. Bennett 4 13 1
36. Burseraceae Alfred W. Bennett 10 39 3
37. Meliaceae W.P. Hiern 19 85 9
38. Chailletiaceae J.D. Hooker 1 6 1
39. Olacineae Maxwell T. Masters 23 69 10
40. Ilicineae J.D. Hooker 1 26 2
41.Celastrineae M.A. Lawson 13 114 13
42. Rhamneae M.A. Lawson 12 57 5
43. Ampelideae M.A. Lawson 3 101 23
44. Sapindaceae W.P. Hiern 24 132 11
Total: 44 10 452 2460 226
Results and Discusion
The search of the first volume of the Flora of British India revealed a total of 226 species under
114 genera and 33 natural orders from the area now in Bangladesh. After current nomenclatural
treatment, the number of species reduced to 220. While the genera and families splited to 131 and
44, respectively. It is determined, so far, that 35 generic names are changed and 79 remain
unchanged. On the other hand, 106 species names are changed and 120 remain unchanged. Hence,
220 species and 131 genera under 44 families. are recognized, so far, from the area of Bangladesh
and presented in Table 3.
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Table 3. List of Taxa as in Hook.f., the Flora of British India (FBI), Volume-I from the area of
Bangladesh with their current nomenclature and taxonomic status.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
1. Clematis cadmia Ham. ex Wall.
Natural Order: Ranunculaceae
Eastern Bengal - Griffith
1. Clematis cadmia Buch.-Ham. ex Hook.f. &
Thom., Fl. Ind.: 5 (1855).
Family: Ranunculaceae
2. Naravelia zylanica DC.
Natural Order: Ranunculaceae
Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4687
2. Naravelia zylanica (L.) DC., Syst. Nat. 1: 167
(1817). Family: Ranunculaceae
3. Tetracera assa DC.
Natural Order: Dilleniaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6629
3. Tetracera indica (Houtt. ex Christm. & Panz.)
Merr., Interpr. Rump. Herb. Amboin.: 367
(1917). Family: Dilleniaceae
4. Dillenia indica Linn.
Natural Order: Dilleniaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 943
4. Dillenia indica L., Sp. Pl.: 535 (1753).
Family: Dilleniaceae
5. Dillenia scabrella Roxb.
Natural Order: Dilleniaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 944
5. Dillenia scabrella Roxb. ex Wall. in Pl. As. Rar.
1: 20, t. 22 (1830). Family: Dilleniaceae
6. Magnolia sphenocarpa Roxb.
Natural Order: Magnoliaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat.975
6. Magnolia pterocarpa Roxb., Pl. Corom. 3: 62, t.
266 (1820). Family: Magnoliaceae
7. Kadsura Roxburghiana Arn.
Natural Order: Magnoliaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4987
7. Kadsura heteroclita (Roxb.) Craib., Fl. Siam.
Enum.1: 28 (1925). Family: Schisandraceae
8. Uvaria bracteata Roxb.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Roxburgh
8. Cyathostemma argenteum (Bl.) J. Sinclair in
Sarawak Mus. Journ. 5: 3: 599 (1951).
Family: Annonaceae
9. Uvaria macrophylla Roxb.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6487
9. Uvaria cordata (Dunal) Alston in Handb. Fl.
Ceyl. Suppl. 6: 4 (1931). Family: Annonaceae
10. Artabotrys suaveolens Blume
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6416
10. Artabotrys suaveolens Blume in Fl. Jav. Anon. p.
62. t. 30 & 31D (1830). Family: Annonaceae
11. Unona dunalii Wall.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Chittagong, Sitakund - H. f. & T.
11. Desmos dunalii (Hook.f. & Thom.) Saff. in Bull.
Torr. Bot. Club 39: 506 (1912).
Family: Annonaceae
12. Unona dumosa Roxb.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Roxburgh
12. Desmos dumosus (Roxb.) Saff. in Bull. Torr.
Bot. Club 39:506 (1912). Family: Annonaceae
13. Unona discolor Vahl
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6420 (partly)
13. Desmos chinensis Lour., Fl. Cochinch. 1: 352
(1790). Family: Annonaceae
14. Unona longiflora Roxb.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6419
14. Desmos longiflorus (Roxb.) Saff. in Bull. Torr.
Bot. Club 39: 507 (1912). Family: Annonaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 181
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
15. Polyalthia cerasoides Benth.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Eastern exposer - Hamilton
15. Polyalthia cerasoides (Roxb.) Bedd.in Ic. Pl. Ind.
Orien.: 17 (1869). Family: Annonaceae
16. Polyalthia simiarum Benth. & H. f.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Hamilton and Wallich
16. Polyalthia simiarum (Buch-Ham. ex Hook. f.)
Hook.f. & Thom. in Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 63 (1872).
Family: Annonaceae
17. Polyalthia jenkinsii Benth. & H. f.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Kurz
17. Polyalthia jenkinsii Hook.f. & Thom. in Fl. Brit.
Ind. 1: 64 (1872). Family: Annonaceae
18. Polyalthia suberosa Benth. & H. f.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
18. Polyalthia suberosa (Roxb.) Thw. in Enum. Pl.
Zeyl.: 398 (1864). Family: Annonaceae
19. Polyalthia argentea H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - H. f. & T.
19. Trivalvaria argentea (Hook.f. & Thom.) J.
Sinclair in Sarawak Mus. Journ. 5: (1951).
Family: Annonaceae
20. Oxymitra fornicata H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6423A
20. Friesodielsia fornicata (Roxb.) Das in Bull. Bot.
Sunv. Ind. 5: 43 (1963).
Family: Annonaceae
21. Mitrephora tomentosa H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Chittagong - H. f. & T.
21. Mitrephora tomentosa Hook.f. & Thom., Fl. Ind.
p. 113 (1855). Family: Annonaceae
22. Anona reticulata Linn.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Naturalized in Bengal
22. Anona reticulata L., Sp. Pl.: 537 (1753).
Family: Annonaceae
23. Melodorum rubiginosum H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Chittagong and Silhet - H. f. & T.
23. Fissistigma rubiginosum (A. DC.) Merr. in
Philipp. Journ. Sc. Bot. 15: 135 (1919).
Family: Annonaceae
24.Melodorum polyanthum H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6467
24. Fissistigma polyanthum (Hook.f. & Thom.) Merr.
in Philipp. Journ. Sc. Bot. 15:135 (1919).
Family: Annonaceae
25. Melodorum rufinerve H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - H. f. & T.
25. Fissistigma rufinerve (Hook.f. & Thom.) Merr. in
Philipp. Journ. Sc. Bot. 15: 136 (1919).
Family: Annonaceae
26. Melodorum Wallichii H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Wallich
26. Fissistigma wallichii (Hook. f. & Thom.) Merr.
in Philipp. Journ. Sc. Bot. 15: 137 (1919).
Family: Annonaceae
27. Saccopetalum longiflorum H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Eastern Bengal - Hamilton
27. Miliusa longiflora (Hook. f. & Thom.) Finet &
Gagnep. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 53(4): 153 (1906).
Family: Annonaceae
28. Alphonsia lutea H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Silhet - Beddome
28. Alphonsia lutea (Roxb.) Hook.f. & Thom., Fl. Ind.
p.153 (1855). Family: Annonaceae
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Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
29. Alphonsia ventricosa H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Anonaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6453
29. Alphonsia ventricosa (Roxb) Hook.f. & Thom.,
Fl. Ind. p. 152 (1855).
Family: Annonaceae
30. Parabaena sagittata Miers
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 4984
30. Parabaena sagittata Miers ex Hook.f. & Thom.,
Fl. Ind. p. 181 (1855).
Family: Menispermaceae
31. Tinospora malabarica Miers
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 4969
31. Tinospora sinensis (Lour.) Merr., Sunyasenia 1:
193 (1934). Family: Menispermaceae
32. Tinospora crispa Miers
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 49966A, B.
32. Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thom., Fl. Ind.
p. 183 (1855). Family: Menispermaceae
33. Tinospora tomentosa Miers
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Bengal - Roxburgh
31. Tinospora sinensis (Lour.) Merr., Sunyasenia 1:
193 (1934). Family: Menispermaceae
34. Anamirta cocculus W. & A.
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4954
33. Anamirta cocculus (L.) Wight & Arn., Prod.
1:446 (1834). Family: Menispermaceae
35. Tiliacora racemosa Coleb.
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
34. Tiliacora acuminata (Lam.) Hook.f. & Thom., Fl.
Ind. p.187 (1855). Family: Minispermaceae
36. Limacia cuspidata H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4960
35. Hypserpa nitida Miers. in Hook.f., Kew Journ.
Bot. 3: 258 (1851). Family: Minispermaceae
37. Pericampylus incanus Miers
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 4980
36. Pericampylus glaucus (Lam.) Merr., Interp.
Rump.. Herb. Amb.: 219 (1917).
Family: Menispermaceae
38. Stephania hernandifolia Walp.
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 4977 D-H,K
37. Stephania japonica (Thunb.) Miers in Ann. Mag.
Nat. Hist. Ser. 3. 18: 14 (1866). var. timoriensis
(DC.) Forman, Kew Bull. 11: 55 (1956). Family:
Menispermaceae
39. Pycnarrhena pleniflora Miers.
Natural Order: Menispermaceae
Silhet - Wallich
38. Pycnarrhena pleniflora (planiflora) Hook.f. &
Thom., Fl. Ind. p. 206 (1855).
Family: Menispermaceae
40. Euryale ferox Salisb.
Natural Order: Nymphaeaceae
Jheels of Eastern Bengal
39. Euryale ferox Salisb. in Kon. & Sims. in Ann.Bot.
2: 74 (1806). Family: Nymphaeaceae
41. Nasturtium palustre DC.
Natural Order: Cruciferae
Bengal - not mentioned
40. Rorippa palustris (L.) Bess. in Enum. Pl.
Volhyniae: 27 (1822). Family: Brassicaceae
42. Capparis horrida Linn. f.
Natural Order: Capparideae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6981
41. Capparis zeylanica L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 720 (1762).
Family: Capparaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 183
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
43. Ionidium suffruticosum Ging.
Natural Order: Violaceae
Bengal - Wall. Cat. 1439
42. Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell., Fragm.
Phyt. Austr. 10: 81 (1876). Family: Violaceae
44. Alsodeia bengalensis Wall.
Natural Order: Violaceae
Silhet - Wallich and Griffith
43. Rinorea bengalensis (Wall.) O. Kutze., Rev.
Gen. Pl. 1: 42 (1891). Family: Violaceae
45. Alsodeia roxburghii Wall.
Natural Order: Violaceae
Silhet - Wallich
44. Rinorea heteroclita (Roxb.) Craib. in Fl. Siam.
Enum. 1:89 (1925). Family: Violaceae
46. Flacourtia inermis Roxb.
Natural Order: Bixineae
Silhet - Jack & c.
45. Flacourtia inermis Roxb., Pl. Corom. 3: 16, t.
222 (1811). Family: Flacourtiaceae
47. Flacourtia Cataphracta Roxb.
Natural Order: Bixineae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6674
46. Flacourtia jangomas (Lour.) Raeusch., Nom.
Bot. ed. 3: 290 (1797). Family: Flacourtiaceae
48. Flacourtia sepiaria Roxb.
Natural Order: Bixineae
Throughout Bengal
47. Flacourtia indica (Burm. f.) Merr., Interpr.
Rump. Herb. Amb. 377 (1917).
Family: Flacourtiaceae
49. Gynocardia odorata R. Br.
Natural Order: Bixineae
Chittagong - not mentioned
48. Gynocardia odorata R. Br. in Roxb. Pl. Corom.
3: 95, t. 299 (1820).
Family: Flacourtiaceae
50. Salomonia cantoniensis Lour.
Natural Order: Polygaleae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4192
49. Salomonia cantoniensis Lour., Pl. Cochinch.
1:14 (1790). Family: Polygalaceae
51. Securidaca Tavoyana Wall.
Natural Order: Polygaleae
Chittagong, Silhet -Wall. Cat. 4196
50. Securidaca inappendiculata Hassk., Pl. Jav. Rar.
295 (1848). Family: Polygalaceae
52. Xanthophyllum flavescens Roxb.
Natural Order: Polygaleae
Chittagong, Silhet - not mentioned
51. Xanthophyllum flavescens Roxb., Pl. Corom. 3:
82, t. 284 fig. 2 (1820). Family: Xanthophyllaceae
53. Hypericum japonicum Thunb.
Natural Order: Hypericineae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4811
52. Hypericum japonicum Thunb. ex Murray in
Syst. Veg. ed. 14, 702 (1784). Family: Clusiaceae
54. Hypericum breviflorum Wall.
Natural Order: Hypericineae
Silhet - Wallich
53. Triadenum breviflorum (Wall. ex Dyer) Kimura
in Nakai & Honda, Nova Fl. Japan 10:79 (1951).
Family: Clusiaceae
55. Cratoxylon neriifolium Kurz
Natural Order: Hypericineae
Chittagong - H. f. & T.
54. Cratoxylum sumatranum (Jack.) Blume
subsp.neriifolium (Kurz) Gog. in Blumea 15: 463
(1967). Family: Clusiaceae
56. Garcinia cornea Linn.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4852
55. Garcinia affinis Wall. ex Pierr. in Fl. Forest.
Cochinch. Fosc. 6:16, t. 78C, 79G (1883).
Family: Clusiaceae
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Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
57. Garcinia cowa Roxb.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4863
56. Garcinia cowa Roxb. ex DC., Prodr. 1:501
(1824). Family: Clusiaceae
58. Garcinia lanceaefolia Roxb.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4861 A, B
57. Garcinia lanceaefolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2:623
(1832). Family: Clusiaceae
59. Garcinia pedunculata Roxb.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Silhet, Rungpore - Wall. Cat. 4860
58. Garcinia pedunculata Roxb. ex Buch-Ham. in
Brewster, Edinburgh J. Sci. 7:45. t, 1 (1827).
Family: Clusiaceae
60. Garcinia morella Desrouss.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal-Wall. Cat. 4868
59. Garcinia morella (Gaertn.) Desr. in Lam., Encycl.
3(2): 701, t. 405, F. 4 (1792). Family: Clusiaceae
61. Garcinia paniculata Roxb.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4857
60. Garcinia sopsopia (Buch-Ham.) Mabberley in
Taxon 26: 529 (1977). Family: Clusiaceae
62. Garcinia anomala Planch. &Trian.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal – Wallich & c.
61. Garcinia anomala Planch. & Triana in Ann. Soc.
Nat. Ser. 4, 14: 329 (1860). Family: Clusiaceae
63. Garcinia Xanthochymus Hook.f.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4837
62. Garcinia xanthochymus Hook.f. ex T. Anders. in
Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 269 (1874).
Family: Clusiaceae
64. Calophyllum polyanthum Wall.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal - Kurz
63. Calophyllum polyanthum Wall. ex Choisy, Deser.
Guttif. Inde.: 43 (1849). Family: Clusiaceae
65. Mesua ferrea Linn.
Natural Order: Guttiferae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 4834
64. Mesua ferrea L., Sp. Pl. 515 (1753).
Family: Clusiaceae
66. Ternstroemia japonica Thunb.
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Eastern Bengal - not mentioned
65. Ternstroemia gymnanthera (Wight & Arn.)
Bedd., Fl. Sylv. 91. Pl. 91 (1871).
Family: Theaceae
67. Cleyera grandiflora H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Eastern Bengal - J.D.H. & T.T.
66. Cleyera japonica Thunb., Nov. Gen. Pl. 68 (1783)
var. grandiflora (Wall. ex Choisy) Kobuski. in J.
Arn. Arb. 18: 125 (1937). Family: Theaceae
68. Eurya acuminata DC.
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Eastern Bengal - not mention
67. Eurya acuminata DC. in Mem. Soc. Phys. Hist.
Nat. Geneva 1: 418 (1822). Family: Theaceae
69. Saurauja Roxburghii Wall.
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - J. H. D. & T. T.
68. Saurauja roxburghii Wall., Pl. As. Rar. 2:40
(1830). Family: Actinidiaceae
70. Schima Wallichii Choisy
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Chittagong - Wallich & c.
69. Schima wallichii (DC.) Korth. in Temminck,
Verh. Nat. Gesch. Bot. 143 (1840).
Family: Theaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 185
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
71. Pyrenaria barringtoniaefolia Seem.
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Eastern Bengal - Lobb.
70. Pyrenaria barringtonifolia (Griff.) Seem.,
Bonplandia 7: 49 (1859). Family: Theaceae
72. Camellia caudata Wall.
Natural Order: Ternstroemiaceae
Silhet - Wallich & c.
71. Camellia caudata Wall., [Cat. 27, n. 978 (1829),
nom. nud.] Pl. As. Rar. 3: 36 (1830).
Family: Theaceae
73. Dipterocarpus turbinatus Gaertn. f.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 952
72. Dipterocarpus turbinatus Gaertn., De Fruct. 3:
51, t. 188, f. 1 (1805). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
74. Dipterocarpus pilosus Roxb.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Roxburgh & c.
73. Dipterocarpus gracilis Blume, Bijidn. 5: 224
(1825). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
75. Dipterocarpus scaber Ham.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Eastern Bengal - Hamilton
74. Dipterocarpus costatus Gaertn., De. Fruct. 3:50,
t. 187 (1805). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
76. Dipterocarpus tuberculatus Roxb.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
75. Dipterocarpus tuberculatus Roxb., Fl. Ind.
2:614 (1832). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
77. Dipterocarpus alatus Roxb.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 953
76. Dipterocarpus alatus Roxb. ex G. Don in Gen.
Syst. 1: 813 (1831). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
78. Dipterocarpus incanus Roxb.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
76. Dipterocarpus alatus Roxb. ex G. Don, Gen.
Syst. 1: 813 (1831). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
79. Dipterocarpus costatus Roxb.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Not mentined
74. Dipterocarpus costatus Gaertn., De. Fruct. 3: 50,
t. 187 (1805). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
80. Ancistrocladus Wallichii Planch.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong,Silhet - H f. & T., De Silva,
77. Ancistrocladus wallichii Planch. in Ann. Sc. Nat.
Bot. Ser. 3, 13: 319 (1849).
Family: Ancistrocladaceae
81. Vatica scaphula Dyer.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Chittagong - Roxb.
78. Anisoptera scaphula (Roxb.) Pierre. in Fl. For.
Cochin., Sub. t. 235, ff. B 13-17 (1888-1891).
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
82. Vatica lanceaefolia Blume
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Silhet - Wallich
79. Vatica lanceifolia (Roxb.) Blume in Mus. Bot. 2:
31(1852). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
83. Shorea robusta Gaertn. f.
Natural Order: Dipterocarpeae
Eastern districts – Wall. Cat. 965
80. Shorea robusta Roxb. ex Gaertn. f., De. Fruct. 3:
48 (1805). Family: Dipterocarpaceae
84. Abutilon avicennae Gaertn.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
81. Abutilon theophrasti Medik., Malv.: 28 (1787).
Family: Malvaceae
186 RASHID AND RAHMAN
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
85. Hibiscus surattensis Linn.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
82. Hibiscus surattensis L., Sp. Pl.: 696 (1753).
Family: Malvaceae
86. Hibiscus fragrans Roxb.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Silhet - Roxburgh
83. Hibiscus fragrans Roxb., Hort. Beng.: 97 (1814).
Family: Malvaceae
87. Hibiscus scandens Roxb.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 1910, 1910B
84. Hibiscus scandens Roxb., [Hort. Beng.: 57
(1814) nom. nud.] Fl. Ind. ed. Carey 3: 200
(1832). Family: Malvaceae
88. Hibiscus macrophyllus Roxb.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 1903
85. Hibiscus macrophyllus Roxb. ex Hornem., Hort.
Hafn. Suppl.: 149 (1819). Family: Malvaceae
89. Hibiscus monihot L.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Naturalized in Bengal
86. Abelmoschus monihot (L.) Medik., Malv.: 46
(1787). Paul & Nayar in Nayar et. al. (eds.) Fasc.
Fl. Ind. 19: 74 (1988). Family: Malvaceae
90. Hibiscus tiliaceus L.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
87. Hibiscus tiliaceus L., Sp. Pl.: 694 (1753).
Family: Malvaceae
91. Thespesia populnea Corr.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
88. Thespesia populnea (L.) Sol. ex Corr. in Ann.
Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 9: 290, t. 8, f. 1 (1807).
Family: Malvaceae
92. Gossypium herbaceum L.
Natural Order: Malvaceae
Dacca - Wall. Cat.1880
89. Gossypium herbaceum L., Sp. Pl.: 693 (1753).
Family: Malvaceae
93. Sterculia villosa Roxb.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Bengal
90. Sterculia villosa Roxb., [ H. Beng. 50(1814),
nom. nud.], ex Smith in Rees, Cyclop. 34: No. 16
(1816). Family: Sterculiaceae
94. Sterculia Roxburghii Wall.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 1124
91. Sterculia roxburghii Wall. in Fl. Asait. Rar. 3; t.
262 (1832). Family: Sterculiaceae
95. Sterculia colorata Roxb.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 1119 F
92. Firmiana colorata (Roxb.) R. Br. in Benn. &
Brown., Fl. Java Rar.; 235 (1844).
Family: Sterculiaceae
96. Sterculia parviflora Roxb.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Silhet - Wallich
93. Sterculia parviflora Roxb. ex G. Don in Gen.
Hist. 1: 516 (1831). Family: Sterculiaceae
97. Sterculia alata Roxb.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Chittagong and Silhet - Roxburgh
94. Pterygota alata (Roxb.) R. Br. in Benn. Pl. Java
Rar. 234 (1844). Family: Sterculiaceae
98. Helicteres elongata Wall.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Eastern Bengal - J.D.H.
95. Helicteres elongata Wall., [Cat. No. 1845 (1831),
nom. nud.] ex Masters in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:
365 (1874). Family: Sterculiaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 187
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
99. Heritiera fomes Buch.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Gangetic Delta, extending inland to Silhet -
not mentioned
96. Heritiera fomes Buch-Ham. in Symes, An.
Account of an Embassy to the Kingdom of Ava,
ed. 2, 3: 319 (1800). Family: Sterculiaceae
100. Pterospermum acerifolium Willd
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 1170
97. Pterospermum acerifolium (L.) Willd., Sp. Pl. 3:
729 (1800). Family: Sterculiaceae
101. Pterospermum semisagittatum Ham.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Chittagong - H.f. & T.
98. Pterospermum semisagittatum Buch-Ham ex
Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 160 (1832).
Family: Sterculiaceae
102. Pterospermum lanceaefolium Roxb.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Silhet - Roxburgh
99. Pterospermum lanceaefolium Roxb., [Hort.
Beng.: 50 (1814) nom. nud.] Fl. Ind. 3: 163
(1832). Family: Sterculiaceae
103. Buettneria aspera Colebrooke
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Silhet - De Silva
100. Byttneria grandiflora DC., Prodr.1: 486
(Jan.1824). Family: Starculiaceae
104. Buettneria pilosa Roxb.
Natural Order: Sterculiaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - H.f. & T., De Silva
101. Byttneria pilosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 681(1832).
Family: Starculiaceae
105. Brownlowia elata Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong – Roxburgh, Griffith & c.
102. Brownlowia elata Roxb., Pl. Corom. 3: 61
(1819). Family: Tiliaceae
106. Brownlowia lanceolata Benth.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Sunderbunds - Griffith
103. Brownlowia tersa (L.) Kosterm. in Penerbitan
Majd. Pengetahuan Indonesia 1: 73 (1995).
Family: Tiliaceae
107. Grewia excelsa Vahl
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6307 A
104. Grewia excelsa Vahl in Symb. B. 35 (1790).
Family: Tiliaceae
108. Grewia asiatica L.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 1089
105. Grewia asiatica L. in Mant. Pl. 122 (1767).
Family: Tiliaceae
109. Grewia scabrophylla Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Wallich & C.
106. Grewia sclerophylla Roxb. ex G. Don in Gen.
Hist. 1: 550 (1831). Family: Tiliaceae
110. Grewia multiflora Juss.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Eastern Bengal - not mentioned
107. Grewia serrulata DC., Prodr. 1: 510 (1824).
Family: Tiliaceae
111. Grewia microcos L.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 1098
108. Grewia nervosa (Lour.) Panigr., Taxon 34: 702
(1985). Family: Tiliaceae
112. Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Silhet - Wallich
109. Triumfetta pilosa Roth. in Nov. Pl. Sp.: 223
(1821). Family: Tiliaceae
188 RASHID AND RAHMAN
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
113. Triumfetta cana Blume
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Hook. & Thoms.
110. Triumfetta oblique Roth. in Nov. Pl. Sp. 224
(1821). Family: Tiliaceae
114. Elaeocarpus ganitrus Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Wallich
111. Elaeocarpus angustifolius Blume in Bijdr. Fl.
Ned. Ind. 3: 120 (1825). Family: Elaeocarpaceae
115. Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Griffith
112. Elaeocarpus floribundus Blume in Bijdr.: 120
(1825). Family: Elaeocarpaceae
116. Elaeocarpus serratus L.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 2666
113. Elaeocarpus serratus L., Sp. Pl.: 515 (1753).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
117. Elaeocarpus robustus Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 2664 A?
114. Elaeocarpus tectorius (Lour.) Poir. in Lam.,
Encycl. Suppl. 2: 704 (1812).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
118. Elaeocarpus cuneatus Wight
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong, Silhet – Wight, Beddome
113. Elaeocarpus serratus L., Sp. Pl.: 515 (1753).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
119. Elaeocarpus lanceaefolius Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Silhet - Wallich, Griffith & c.
115. Elaeocarpus lanceifolius Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 598
(1832). Family: Elaeocarpaceae
120. Elaeocarpus lucidus Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Roxburgh, Griffith
116. Elaeocarpus lucidus Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 600
(1832). Family: Elaeocarpaceae
121. Elaeocarpus aristatus Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Silhet - Wallich
117. Elaeocarpus aristatus Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 599
(1832). Family: Elaeocarpaceae
122. Elaeocarpus rugosus Roxb.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
118. Elaeocarpus rugosus Roxb. ex G. Don in Gen
Hist. 1: 559 (1831). Family: Elaeocarpaceae
123. Elaeocarpus acuminatus Wall.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Silhet - Wallich & c.
119. Elaeocarpus acuminatus Wall. ex Masters in
Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 406 (1874).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
124. Elaeocarpus prunifolius Wall.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Silhet - Wallich
120. Eleocarpus prunifolius (C. Muell.) Masters in
Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 407 (1874).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
125. Elaeocarpus Varunua Ham.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Chittagong,Silhet - Wall. Cat. 2666 G,H
121. Elaeocarpus varunua Buch-Ham. ex Masters in
Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 407 (1874).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
126. Elaeocarpus integra Wall.
Natural Order: Tiliaceae
Silhet - Wallich
122. Elaeocarpus petiolatus (Jack.) Wall. ex Steud. in
Nom. Bot. ed. 1: 545 (1840).
Family: Elaeocarpaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 189
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
127. Reinwardtia trigyna Planch.
Natural Order: Lineae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 1505
123. Reinwardtia indica Dumort., Com. Bot.: 19
(1822). Family: Linaceae
128. Erythroxylon Kunthianum Wall.
Natural Order: Lineae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 6849
124. Erythroxylum kunthianum Wall. ex Kurz in J.
Asiat. Soc. Beng. 41: 294 (1872).
Family: Erythroxylaceae
129. Aspidopterys nutans Hook.f.
Natural Order: Malpighiaceae
Chittagong – Roxburgh & c.
125. Aspidopterys nutans (Roxb. ex DC.) A. Juss. in
Ann. Sc. Nat. 2. Ser. Bot. 5, 13: 267 (1840).
Family: Malpighiaceae
130. Aspidopterys natuns var. rotundifolia A. Juss.
Natural Order: Malpighiaceae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
126. Aspidopterys orbiculata (Roxb. ex Wall.)
Niedenzu in Arb. Bot. Inst. Kerigl. Lyceums
Hosianum Braunsberg 6: 14 (1915).
Family: Malpighiaceae
131. Impatiens flavida H. f. & T.
Natural Order: Geraniaceae
Silhet - Wallich & c.
127. Impetiens trilobata Colebr. in Hook.f., Exot.
Fl. 2:f. 141 (1825). Family: Balsaminaceae
132. Impatiens tripetala Roxb.
Natural Order: Geraniaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4742
128. Impetiens tripetala Roxb. ex DC., Prodr. 1: 687
(1824). Family: Balsaminaceae
133. Hydrocera triflora W. & A.
Natural Order: Geraniaceae
Throughout Bengal
129. Hydrocera triflora (L.) Wight & Arn., Prod.
140 (1834). Family: Balsaminaceae
134. Zanthoxylum Budrunga Wall.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 1211
130. Zanthoxylum rhetsa (Roxb.) DC., Prodr. 1:
728 (1824). Family: Rutaceae
135. Acronychia laurifolia Blume
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 1205
131. Acronychia padunculata (L.) Miq. In Fl. Ind.
Bot. Suppl. 532 (1861). Family: Rutaceae
136. Micromelum pubecens Blume
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6371
132. Micromelum minutum (G. Froster) Wight &
Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient.: 448, 468 (1834).
Family: Rutaceae
137. Murraya exotica Linn.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 6368
133. Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack. in Malayan
Misc. 1(5): 31 (1820). Family: Rutaceae
138. Murraya koenigii Spreng.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
134. Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 2:
315 (1826). Family: Rutaceae
139. Clausena heptaphylla W. & A.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - H. f. &T., Wallich
135. Clausena heptaphylla (Roxb.) Wight & Arn. ex
Steud., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Or. 95 in nota (1834).
Family: Rutaceae
140. Clausena excavata Burm.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wallich & c.
136. Clausena excavata Burm. f., Fl. Ind. 87. t. 29. f.
2 (1768). Family: Rutaceae
190 RASHID AND RAHMAN
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
141. Clausena wampi Blanco
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Eastern Islands
137. Clausena lansium (Lour.) Skeels in U. S. D. A.
Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull. 168: 31(1909).
Family: Rutaceae
142. Clausena suffruticosa W. & A.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
138. Clausena suffruticosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.,
Prodr.: 96 (1834). Family: Rutaceae
143. Luvunga scandens Ham.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 6382
139. Luvunga scandens (Roxb.) Buch-Ham. ex Wight
in Wight & Arn., Prodr. 90 (1834).
Family: Rutaceae
144. Paramignya griffithii Hook. f.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Silhet - Wallich
140. Paramignya scandens (Griff.) Craib in Fl. Siam.
Enum. 1: 235 (1926). Family: Rutaceae
145. Paramignya citrifolia Hook.f.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
140. Paramignya scandens (Griff.) Craib in Fl. Siam.
Enum. 1: 235 (1926). Family: Rutaceae
146. Atalantia monophylla Correa
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Silhet - H f. & T.
141. Atalantia monophylla (L.) DC., Prodr. 1: 535
(1824). Family: Rutaceae
147. Citrus medica Linn.
Natural Order: Rutaceae
Chittagong - H. f. & T.
142. Citrus medica L., Sp. Pl. 782 (1753).
Family: Rutaceae
148. Brucea mollis Wall.
Natural Order: Simarubeae
Silhet - Wallich
143. Brucea mollis Wall. ex Kurz in J. As. S. Beng.
42: 64 (1873). Family: Simaroubaceae
149. Ochna aquarrosa Linn.
Natural Order: Ochnaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 2805
144. Ochna squarrosa L., Sp. Pl.: 732 (1753).
Family: Ochnaceae
150. Balsamodendron Roxburghii Arn.
Natural Order: Burseraceae
Silhet - Roxburgh & c.
145. Cammiphora agallocha (Wight & Arn.) Engl. in
DC., Mongr. Phan. 4: 11 (1883).
Family: Burseraceae
151. Bursera serrata Colebr.
Natural Order: Burseraceae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 8492
146. Protium serratum (Wall. ex Colebr.) Engl. in
DC., Monogr. Phan. 4: 88 (1883).
Family: Burseraceae
152. Canarium bengalense Roxb.
Natural Order: Burseraceae
Silhet - Roxburgh
147. Canarium bengalense Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 316
(1832). Family: Burseraceae
153. Dysoxylum grande Hiern
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Silhet - (Wall.)
148. Dysoxylum grande Hiern. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit.
Ind. 1: 547 (1875). Family: Meliaceae
154. Dysoxylum Hamiltonii Hiern
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Silhet - Wall.Cat. 4882
149. Dysoxylum mollissimum Blume, Bijdr. 175
(1825). Family: Meliaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 191
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
155. Aglaia Wallichii Hiern
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Silhet - Wallich, Griffith
150. Aglaia wallichii Hiern. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:
555 (1875). Family: Meliaceae
156. Aglaia edulis A. Gray.
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Silhet – Wallich, J. D. H. & T. T.
151. Aglaia edulis (Roxb.) Wall., Calc. Gar. Rep. 26
(1840). Family: Miliaceae
157. Amoora Rohituka W. & A.
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4888
152. Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R. N. Parker,
Ind. For. 57: 486 (1931). Family: Meliaceae
158. Amoora chittagonga Hiern.
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Chittagong - J. D. H. & T. T.
153. Aglaia chittagonga Miq. in Ann. Mus. Bot.
Lugduno-Batavum 4:44 (1868).
Family: Meliaceae
159. Amoora cucullata Roxb.
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Sunderbunds - Wallich
154. Aglaia cucullata (Roxb.) Pellegr. in Fl. Indo-
Chine. 1: 771 (1911). Family: Meliaceae
160. Walsura robusta Roxb.
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Silhet - Wallich
155. Walsura robusta Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2:386 (1832).
Family: Meliaceae
161. Heynea trijuga Roxb.
Natural Order: Meliaceae
Bengal - not mentioned
156. Heynea trijuga Sims in Curtis, Bot. Mag. 41: t.
1738 (1815). Family: Meliaceae
162. Chailletia gelonioides Hook.f.
Natural Order: Chailletiaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4342
157. Dichapetalum gelonioides (Roxb.) Engl. in Engl.
& Prantl., Pflanzenfam. 3, 4: 348 (1896).
Family: Dichapetalaceae
163. Olax imbricata Roxb.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Chittagong - Wallich
158. Olax imbricata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 169 (1820).
Family: Olacaceae
164. Olax acuminata Wall.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Silhet - Wallich
159. Olax acuminata Wall. ex Benth. in Trans. Linn.
Soc. 18: 678 (1841). Family: Olacaceae
165. Erythropalum scandens Blume
Natural Order: Olacineae
Silhet - Wallich
160. Erythropalum scandens Blume, Bijdr.: 922
(1826). Family: Olacaceae
166. Schoepfia acuminata Wall.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Silhet - Wallich
161. Schoepfia fragrans Wall. in Roxb. Fl. Ind. ed. 2:
188 (1832). Family: Olacaceae
167. Lepionurus oblongifolius Mast.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 7206F
162. Lepionurus sylvestris Blume, Bijdr. 1148 (1826).
Family: Opiliaceae
168. Gomphandra axillaris Wall.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Silhet - Wallich
163. Gomphandra tetrandra (Wall. ex Roxb.)
Sleum., Notizbl. Berlin-Dablen 15: 238 (1940).
Family: Icacinaceae
192 RASHID AND RAHMAN
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
169. Natsiatum herpeticum Ham.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4252
164. Natsiatum herpaticum Buch-Ham. ex Arn. in
Edinb. New Philos. J. 16: 314 (1834).
Family: Icacinaceae
170. Iodes Hookeriana Baill.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Chittagong - H. f. & T.
165. Iodes hookeriana Baill., Adans. 10: 268 (1871-
1872). Family: Icacinaceae
171. Iodes Thomsoniana Baill.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Chittagong - H.f. & T.
166. Iodes thomsoniana Baill., Adans. 10: 270 (1871-
1872). Family: Icacinaceae
172. Cardiopteris lobata R. Br.
Natural Order: Olacineae
Silhet - Wall.Cat.8033
167. Peripterygium quinquelobum Hassk. in Tijd.
Nat. Gesch. Phys. 10: 142 (1843).
Family: Cardiopteridaceae
173. Ilex Griffithii Hook.f.
Natural Order: Ilicineae
Silhet - H. f. & T. T.
168. Ilex triflora Blume, Bijdr.: 1150 (1826).
Family: Aquifoliaceae
174. Ilex Godajam Colebr.
Natural Order: Ilicineae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4329
169. Ilex godajam Colebr. ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1:
604 (1875). Family: Aquifoliaceae
175. Euonymus glaber Roxb.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
East Bengal - Griffith
170. Euonymus glaber Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 403 (1824).
Family: Celastraceae
176. Euonymus cinereus Laws.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
East Bengal - Griffith
171. Euonymus cinereus Laws. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit.
Ind. 1: 611 (1875). Family: Celastraceae
177. Euonymus pendulus Wall.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
East Bengal - Griffith
172. Euonymus pendulus Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2:
406 (1824). Family: Celastraceae
178. Lophopetalum fimbriatum Wight
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - Wallich
173. Lephopetalum wightianum Arn. in Ann. Mag.
Nat. Hist. 3: 151(1839).
Family: Celastraceae
179 Celastrus venulosa Wall.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - Wallich
174. Celastrus venulosa Wall. ex Hook.f. & Thom. in
Fl. Brit. Ind. 1: 618 (1872).
Family: Celastraceae
180. Celastrus monosperma Roxb.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Eastern Bengal-Wallich, Griffith
175. Celastrus monospermus Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 394
(1824). Family: Celastraceae
181. Gymnosporia neglecta Wall.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - Wallich
176. Celastrus stylosus Wall. ex Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 401
(1824). Family: Celastraceae
182. Gymnosporia Wallichiana Spreng.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Eastern Bengal - Herb. Griffith
177. Maytenus wallichii (G. Don) Bennet. & Sahni.,
Ind. For. 103(6): 387 (1977).
Family: Celastraceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 193
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
183. Kurrimia pulcherrima Wall.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4334
178. Bhesa robusta (Roxb.) Ding Hou in Blume
Suppl. 4: 152 (1958). Family: Celastraceae
184. Hippocratea obtusifolia Roxb.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - Wallich
179. Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) Wilczek in Fl.
Cong. Belge. & Ruanda-Brundi 9: 154 (1960).
Family: Hippocrateaceae
185. Hippocratea Grahami Wight
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - Wallich
180. Hippocratea grahamii Wight in Illustr. Ind. Bot.
1: 130 (1840). Family: Hippocrateaceae
186. Salacia prinoides DC.
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - H. f. & T.
181. Salacia chinensis L., Mant. ed. 2: 293 (1771).
Family: Hippocrateaceae
187. Salacia floribunda Wight
Natural Order: Celastrineae
Silhet - De Silva
182. Salacia floribunda Wight in Illustr. Ind. Bot. 1:
134 (1840). Family: Hippocrateaceae
188. Ventilago calyculata Tulasne
Natural Order: Rhamneae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4268 b
183. Ventilago denticulate Willd., Ges. Natur. Fr.
Neue. Schr. 3: 417 (1801). Family: Rhamnaceae
189. Zizyphus glabrata Heyne.
Natural Order: Rhamneae
Eastern Bengal - Griffith
184. Ziziphus glabrata Heyne. ex Roth., Nov. Pl. Sp.:
159 (1821). Family: Rhamnaceae
190. Zizyphus funiculosa Ham.
Natural Order: Rhamneae
Silhet – Wallich & c.
185. Ziziphus funiculosa Buch-Ham. ex Lows. in
Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. I: 636 (1875).
Family: Rhamnaceae
191. Zizyphus rugosa Lamk.
Natural Order: Rhamneae
Silhet - Wallich & c.
186. Ziziphus rugosa Lam., Encycl. 3: 319 (1789).
Family: Rhamnaceae
192. Berchemia floribunda Wall.
Natural Order: Rhamneae
Eastern Bengal - Griffith
187. Berchemia floribunda (Wall.) Brongn., Mem.
Fam. Rhamn. 50, t. 2.1 (1826) in Ann. Sci. Nat.
10: 357, t. 13, 1(1827). Family: Rhamnaceae
193. Vitis pentagona Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
188. Vitis pentagona (Roxb.) Lows. in Hook.f., Fl.
Brit. Ind. 1: 646 (1875). Family: Vitaceae
194. Vitis repens W. & A.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong, Silhet -Wall. Cat. 5990
189. Cissus repens Lam. in Encycl. Math. Bot. 1: 31
(1783). Family: Vitaceae
195. Vitis discolor Dalz.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6010
190. Cissus javana DC., Prodr. 1: 628 (1824).
Family: Vitaceae
196. Vitis repanda W. & A.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6002
191. Cissus rependa Vahl, Symb. 3: 18 (1794).
Family: Vitaceae
194 RASHID AND RAHMAN
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
197. Vitis adnata Wall
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 5998
192. Cissus adnata Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. Carey 1:405
(1814). Family: Vitaceae
198. Vitis barbata Wall.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 5995 c,d
193. Ampelocissus barbata (Wall.) Planch. in DC.,
Monogr. Phan. 5: 375 (1887). Family: Vitaceae
199. Vitis lanata Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong - Wall. Cat. 5995 a,b,e
194. Vitis lanata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 472 (1814).
Family: Vitaceae
200. Vitis latifolia Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 5993 ?
195. Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch., J. Vigne.
Amer.: 374 (1884). Family: Vitaceae
201. Vitis montana Laws.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Hook. f. & T.
195. Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch., J. Vigne.
Amer.: 374 (1884). Family: Vitaceae
202. Vitis parvifolia Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Eastern Bengal - Roxburgh
196. Vitis parvifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 475 (1820).
Family: Vitaceae
203. Vitis bracteolata Wall.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - De Silva
197. Tetrastigma bracteolatum (Wall.) Planch. In
DC., Monogr. Phan. 5: 428 (1887).
Family: Vitaceae
204. Vitis angustifolia Wall.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6033
198. Tetrastigma angustifolium (Roxb.) Planch. in
DC., Monogr. Phan. 5: 439 (1887).
Family: Vitaceae
205. Vitis elongata Wall.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6016
199. Cissus elongata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 411 (1832).
Family: Vitaceae
206. Vitis auriculata Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong - H.f. & T.
200. Cyphostemma auriculata (Roxb.) Singh &
Shetty in Fl. Bhutan. 2(1): 160 (1991).
Family: Vitaceae
207. Vitis capriolata Don
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Roxburgh
201. Tetrastigma serrulatum (Roxb.) Planch. in DC.,
Monogr. Phan. 5: 432 (1887).
Family: Vitaceae
208. Vitis mollis Wall.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6025
202. Cayratia japonica (Thanb.) Gagnep., Nat. Syst.
1: 349 (1911). Family: Vitaceae
209. Vitis dubia Laws.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong? - H. f. & T.
203. Tetrastigma dubium (Laws.) Planch. in DC.,
Monogr. Phan. 5: 437 (1887).
Family: Vitaceae
210. Vitis Hookeri Laws.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong - H. f. & T.
204. Tetrastigma leucostaphyllum (Dennst.) Alston
ex Mabb. in Taxon 20: 539 (1977).
Family: Vitaceae
UPDATED NOMENCLATURE AND TAXONOMIC STATUS OF THE PLANTS 195
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
211. Vitis pedata Vahl
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6027
205. Cayratia pedata (Lam.) Juss. ex Gagnep., Not.
Syst. 1:346 (1911).
Family: Vitaceae
212. Vitis rubifolia Wall.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Silhet - Wallich
206. Vitis rubifolia Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 480
(1824). Family: Vitaceae
213. Leea macrophylla Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Bengal - Wall. Cat. 6818
207. Leea macrophylla Roxb. ex Hornem., Hort.
Hafn. 1: 231 (1813). Family: Leeaceae
214. Leea crispa Willd.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wallich
208. Leea crispa L., Syst. Nat. ed. 12, 2: 627 (1767).
Family: Leeaceae
215. Leea hirta Roxb.
Natural Order: Ampelideae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 6822
209. Leea aequata L., Syst. Nat. ed. 12, 2: 627 (1767).
Family: Leeaceae
216. Allophylus cobbe Blume
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Silhet - Wall. Cat. 8066
210. Allophyllus triphyllus (Brum. f.) Merr. in Phil. J.
Sci. 19: 363 (1921). Family: Sapindaceae
217. Cupania pentapetala W. & A.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Silhet - Roxburgh
211. Cupania pentapetala Wight & Arn., Prodr. 113
(1834). Family: Sapindaceae
218. Cupania sumatrana Miq.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Silhet - Gomez, H. f. & T.
212. Mischocarpus pentapetalus (Roxb.) Radlk. in
Sapind. Holl.-Ind.: 43 (1879).
Family: Sapindaceae
219. Sapindus trifoliatus Linn.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Bengal - Cultivated
213. Sapindus emarginatus Vahl, Symb. Bot. 3: 54
(1794). Family: Sapindaceae
220. Sapindus Mukorossi Gaertn.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Silhet
214. Sapindus saponaria L., Sp. Pl.: 367 (1753).
Family: Sapindaceae
221. Sapindus attenuatus Wall.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Silhet - Wallich, Griffith & c.
215. Aphania rubra Radlk. in Sitzb. Math. Phys.
Acad. Mucnch.: 238 (1878).
Family: Sapindaceae
222. Sapindus Danura Voigt
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 8051
216. Aphania danura (Voigt.) Radlk., in Sitzb. Math.
Phys. Acad. Mucnch. 8: 238 (1878);
Family: Sapindaceae
223. Xerospermum Noronhianum
Blume. Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Silhet - Wallich
217. Xerospermum noronhianum (Blume) Blume,
Rumphia 3: 100 (1847). Family: Sapindaceae
224. Nephelium longana Camb.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Eastern Bengal - Wall. Cat. 8049
218. Dimocarpus longan Lour., Fl. Cochinch.: 233
(1790). Family: Sapindaceae
196 RASHID AND RAHMAN
Table 3 contd.
Name of species, Natural Order as in Hook.f.
with recorded area and collector’s name Current nomenclature with loc. cite., and
family as Cronquist (1981)
225. Harpullia cupanoides Roxb.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Chittagong - Roxburgh
219. Harpullia cupaniodes Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. Carey
2: 442 (1832). Family: Sapindaceae
226. Turpinia pomifera DC.
Natural Order: Sapindaceae
Chittagong, Silhet - Wall. Cat. 4276
220. Turpinia pomifera (Roxb.) DC., Prodr. 2: 3
(1825). Family: Staphyleaceae
Acknowledgement
The authors are grateful to the University Grants Commission, Bangladesh for providing fund
to carry out this research.
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