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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 492. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 3/29/2010)
Reference(s):
Generic Distribution: Not Endemic to the Malagasy Region
Generic Species Diversity and Endemism Status: has been evaluated
No. of species in Fl. Madagasc.: not published
Accepted Published Species: 8 (4 endemic, 2 indigenous non-endemic, 2 naturalised)
Estimated Undescribed Species: 2 endemic
Estimated Total Species: 10 (6 endemic, 2 indigenous non-endemic, 2 naturalised)
Species Level Data Entry: Complete
Notes: The current work provides a synopsis of this notoriously difficult genus. It seems clear that the Rubus of Madagascar includes both native and introduced spp, and the native spp comprise both widespread African spp and Malagasy endemics. Most of the latter are very poorly known, and more work is required on these and on the widespread spp to confirm the treatment proposed here. In addition, the genus comtains several horticultural fruit crops and ornamentals, some of which may have been introduced into Madagascar.
Compiled or updated by: P.B. Phillipson

 

 

 
 
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