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Hydnora esculenta Jumelle & H. Perrier
    Rev. Gen. Bot. 24: 327 (1912).

Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

Bioclimate: Subarid

Vegetation Formation: Thicket, Forest

Elevation (m): 0-499

Province: Toliara

Note: Known from few specimens from scattered localities in the SW, this species may be more common, but it inconspicuous and may simply be often overlooked. There is a suggestion that it there may be more than one species in SW Madagascar (see http://bibliofile.mc.duke.edu/gww/Berenty/Plants/Hydnora-esculenta/index.html).

Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): PHILLIPSON 2716 (MO, P)

Updated on: 14 Apr. 2006


 

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