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Salvadora angustifolia Turill
    Kew Bull. 1918: 202 (1918).

Distribution: Madagascar, The Seychelles

Bioclimate: Dry, Subarid

Vegetation Formation: Bushland, Thicket, Forest, Coastal Dunes

Elevation (m): 0-499

Province: Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toliara

Protected Areas : Bemaraha, Beza Mahafaly, Tsimanampetsotsa

Important sites outside protected areas: La Table/St Augustin, Orangea/Rigny

Note: Occurs in Madagascar (including Juan de Nova Island) mainly in the south-west, but with scattered records in the west, north and Horombe Plateau, and also in the Seychelles (Albadra Island). The species is closely related to others in the genus, and the African S. australis has been regarded as a mere variety of the Malagasy species.

Updated on: 17 Oct. 2007


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