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Moringa hildebrandtii Engl.
    Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 9: 250 (1902).

Moringa hildebrandtii
type at P: Hildebrandt 3449

Credit: MNHN, France

Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

Bioclimate: Subarid

Vegetation Formation: Thicket, Anthropic

Elevation (m): 0-499

Province: Toliara

Rarity: Known only from a single locality

Note: This species was believed extinct in the wild, but maintained in cultivation in many villages and towns in W and SW Madagascar (Olson & Razafimandibison, 2000[PDF]), however recent information (Castillon & Castillon, 2007) suggests that a least one natural population still exists near Toliara.

Type(s) of accepted name: HILDEBRANDT 3449 (HT: P)

Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): RAPANARIVO 213 ()

Updated on: 16 Nov. 2007


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