Home Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar
Higher Taxa
Orders
Families
Genera
Species
Plant Themes
All Names
Fern Index
Red List
Specimen Full Search
Specimens with Vernacular names
References
Geographic Search
Collector Search
Search Builder
Project Query builder
(Login required)
Photo Gallery
Specimens Scans
All Image Galleries
Liesner field guide
The Plant List
JSTOR Plants
APG links
Generic Tree Key
Web Sites
Glossary Fr/Eng
Catalogue
JSTOR
Botanicus
Gallica
Adansonia
Bull. Soc. Bot
Flore de Madagascar
Candollea
Notes Pteridologiques
General Literature
Bioclimate
Geology
Protected Areas
Provinces
Regions
Ethnic groups
Vegetation
Details
Nat. Parks
SAPM
MBG Gazetteer
Fallingrain.com
Ixora microphylla Drake Search in The Plant ListSearch in IPNISearch in Australian Plant Name IndexSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenSearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual Herbarium Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Paris 2: 1307. 1897. (Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 10/31/2013)
Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar
Lifeform/Habit: Shrub
Vegetation Formation: Forest
Bioclimate: Dry
Elevation: 0-499 m
Provinces: Antsiranana, Mahajanga
Protected areas and other important sites: Ankarana, Ankarea (Nosy Mitsio), Beanka, Bemaraha
Rarity: Known from more than 5 localities in Madagascar.
Notes: This species is characterized by its rather slender habit, and habitat in dry vegetation; its rather small, generally obovate, shiny leaves; its sessile to shortly pedunculate, lax, generally fastigiate, several-flowered inflorescences with well developed pedicels; its short calyx limb; its white corollas with the tube 2.8-3.5 mm long and the buds acute to acuminate at the apex; and its somewhat small fruits. This species has been collected at least sometimes on tsingy limestone substrates in deciduous vegetation. It is similar in general aspect to Ixora mangabensis, which is found in humid forest and has pedunculate branched inflorescences.

 

 


 

 
 
© 2016 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110