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Leptolaena Thouars
    Hist. Veg. Isles Austral. Afriq. 41, t. 11: (1805).

Leptolaena
Living Plant image: ANDRIANJAFY 1611

Credit: Chris Birkinshaw

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Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: 7 endemic

- Accepted published species: 18 endemic

- Indigenous species endemism: 100%

Additional taxonomic work: not currently required

Species level data entry: not yet complete

Note: the last revision [2001] of Leptolaena Thouars, sensu stricto, concerns : L. abrahamii, cuspidata, delphinensis, gautieri, masoalensis, multiflora, pauciflora and raymondii. And the revision of Leptolaena Thouars sensu lato (subgenera Mediusella Cavaco and Xerochlamys (Baker) Cavaco)is treated 10 species.

Contributed/compiled by: C. Hongwa & M. Rabarimanarivo

Updated on: 12 Nov. 2007

Lower Taxa:


 

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