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Xyris congensis Büttner
    Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 31: 71 (1890).

  • Xyris batokana N. E. Br.
  • Xyris hildebrandtii L. A. Nilsson
  • Xyris madagascariensis Malme
  • Xyris umbilonis L. A. Nilsson

    Distribution: Madagascar, Africa

    Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid

    Vegetation Formation: Freshwater Wetland

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

    Province: Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Toamasina

    Protected Areas : Ambohitantely, Andringitra, Manongarivo, Marojejy

    Note: Material included here from mid-elevation primarily from the central plateau forms a coherent entity that corresponds closely with the African material of this species. It includes specimens formerly referred to the Malagasy X. hildebrandtii and X. madagascariensis, but excludes X. baronii and various other misplaced specimens. Malagasy material referred to X. batokana and X. umbilonis by Perrier de la Bâthie is also referred here.

    Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): MALCOMBER 2612 (MO, P)

    Updated on: 17 Dec. 2007


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