Reference(s): Aubreville, A. (1974)
Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:
- Species in Fl. Madag: 6 endemic
- Accepted published species: 6 endemic
- Estimated total species: 6 endemic
- Indigenous species endemism: 100%
Additional taxonomic work: required at species level
Species level data entry: not yet complete
Note: Distribution of genus: pantropical (but absent from Asia and Pacific Islands).
Further work is needed to clarify the status of the described vars.
Contributed/compiled by: L. Gautier & P.B. Phillipson
Updated on: 18 Mar. 2008