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Phylloxylon Baill.
    Adansonia 2: 54 (1861).

  • Neobaronia Baker

    Reference(s): Du Puy, D. J., J.-N. Labat, R. Rabevohitra, J.-F. Villiers, J. Bosser & J. Moat (2002)

    Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

    - Species in Fl. Madag: not published

    - Accepted published species: 7 endemic

    - Estimated total species: 7 endemic

    - Indigenous species endemism: 100%

    Additional taxonomic work: not currently required

    Species level data entry: complete

    Note: Phylloxylon was first mentioned as a species of Xylophylla in the Euphorbiaceae by Jussieu (1789). The genus Phylloxylon was described by Baillon (1861) from the material collected by Boivin. Baker (1883) described specimens of the genus as Exocarpus xylophylloides in the Santalaceae. But later, on receiving fertile material, created the genus Neobaronia in the Leguminosae (Baker 1884) in the tribe Dalbergieae. Peltier (1967) placed Phylloxylon in the Indigofereae.

    Contributed/compiled by: M. Rabarimanarivo

    Updated on: 04 May. 2007

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