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Published In: Phytologia 60(4): 245–246, f. 4–6. 1986. (Phytologia) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 3/15/2016)
Thematic group: Freshwater aquatic
Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar
Lifeform/Habit: Rheophyte, Shrub
Vegetation Formation: Forest, Freshwater Wetland
Bioclimate: Subhumid
Elevation: 0-499 m
Provinces: Antsiranana
- Antsiranana Regions: DIANA
Protected areas and other important sites: Manongarivo
Rarity: Known only from 2-5 localities.
Type(s) of accepted name: H. Perrier de la Bâthie - 3758
Notes: This species is characterized by its rather slender rheophytic habit; its rather small, narrowly elliptic, thin-textured leaves with the venation characteristically closely reticulated and evident on the abaxial surface; its small, solitary, sessile flowers; its calyx limb ca. 2 mm long and shallowly lobed; its slender white corollas with the tube 2.8-4.2 cm long; and its rather small fruits. This species apparently grows along rivers in the zone that is periodically inundated; the narrow leaves are characteristic of plants in such habitats, and presumably are shaped to survive in fast-moving water. This species is similar to several Ixora species with solitary subsessile flowers but a terrestrial habit, in particular Ixora clandestina, with larger leaves, and Ixora bemangidiensis with wider and smaller leaves and a range in southern Madagascar; see De Block (2007) for more details and a key to separate these.

 


 

 
 
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