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Tachiadenus platypterus Baker
    J. Bot. 20: 172 (1882).

Tachiadenus platypterus
isosyntype at P: Baron 218

Credit: MNHN, France

Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

Bioclimate: Subhumid

Vegetation Formation: Grassland, Woodland, Forest

Elevation (m): 500-999, 1000-1499, 1500-1999

Province: Fianarantsoa, Toliara

Protected Areas : Andringitra, Kalambatritra, Pic d’Ivohibe

Important sites outside protected areas: Itremo/Ambatofinandrahana

Note: Klackenberg recognised 2 subsp. for which there seem to be intermediate specimens both at the northern and southern extremes of the range, he acknowledged this variation. We doubt whether it is worth upholding the two subsp.

Type(s) of accepted name: BARON 218 (IT: P; [LT: K])

Updated on: 07 Jan. 2006

Lower Taxa:


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  • isosyntype at P: Baron 218 (MNHN, France)
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