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Phylica emirnensis (Tul.) Pillans

  • Phylica bathiei Pillans
  • Phylica emirnensis var. nyasae Pillans
  • Phylica madagascariensis Reissek ex Engler
  • Phylica tropica Baker
  • Tylanthus emirnensis Tul.

    Generic Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

    Distribution: Madagascar, Africa

    Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid, Montane

    Vegetation Formation: Inselberg/Rock Face

    Elevation (m): 1000-1499, 1500-1999, 2000-2499

    Province: Fianarantsoa, Toamasina

    Protected Areas : Andringitra

    Important sites outside protected areas: Itremo/Ambatofinandrahana

    Note: Var. nyassae from Tanzania was invalidly published, and the relationship between plants of this, other African material and the Malagasy plants requires further investigation. In Madagascar itself, the situation is unclear, Phylica is not well-collected, and the variation that clearly exists may be permit more than a single taxa to be recognised, based on the specimens currently available, the species shows a disjunction between the Andringitra and Itremo mountains on the central plateau, and near Moramanga on the eastern ascarpment. A specimen in TROPICOS from Andohahela (Humbert 13657 TAN) requires confirmation.

    Type(s) of accepted name: BOJER s.n. (HT: P)

    Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): ANTILAHIMENA.P 5592 (MO, P, TAN)


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