Derrick Posted September 9, 2015 Report Share Posted September 9, 2015 Dischidia litoralis Schltr. (Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter) published in Die Flora der Deutschen Schutzgebiete in der Südsee p359, (1905.) http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/451883#page/357/mode/1up . Reduced to synonymy of D. bengalensis by (Rintz 1980) but see Forster & Liddle, Resurrection of Dischidia littoralis Schltr. (1992.) Yet here, Livschultz 2005 refers herbarium specimens to D. bengalensis. Type. http://plants.jstor.org/stable/10.5555/al.ap.specimen.k000910994 Isotype. http://plants.jstor.org/stable/10.5555/al.ap.specimen.p00218714 Rintz 1980 a better URL. http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/565582 Description. It is sometimes a seaside inhabitant (litoralis means of the sea shore.) It occurs on tiny Australian islands, e.g. Dauan Island in Torres Strait, It is also reported from Madang, & Morobe Provinces on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. D. bengalensis is a confirmed myrmecophytic species. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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