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Publicado en: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 21: 425. 1885. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Datos del Proyecto Nombre (Last Modified On 11/8/2009)
Aceptación : Accepted
Datos del Proyecto     (Last Modified On 11/8/2009)

This showy, commonly collected species has well developed white bracts and calyx lobes, and is variable in particular in its vegetative morphology. This species is similar to Gaertnera phyllosepala. The calyx of G. phyllostachya appears at first glance to be regularly lobed (and has been described thus sometimes), but the limb it truncate or denticulate in most flowers, or with 1 to 3 developed lobes in a few flowers. The flowers are regularly subtended by a pair of showy bracts that are fused to the base of the calyx limb and apparently have been confused with calyx lobes.


Madagascar, widespread in humid forests at 100-1200 m.



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