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Carissa L.
    Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 2: 135, (1767).

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Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: 9 (8 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Accepted published species: 3 (2 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Estimated total species: 3 (2 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Indigenous species endemism: 67%

Additional taxonomic work: required at species level

Species level data entry: complete

Note: We are not convinced that Leeuwenberg's extremely broad delimitation of C. spinarum is entirely justified, this complex needs more work throughout its wide global range.

Contributed/compiled by: N. Rakotonirina

Updated on: 31 Mar. 2008

Lower Taxa:


 

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