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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien 3(5): 462. 1896. (May 1896) (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 4/16/2011)
Fl. Madagasc.: Vol. 121, Didiereaceae (1963) View in Botanicus
APG website treatment: Didiereaceae
Notes: Formerly regarded as an endemic family, recent research suggests that the African genera: Calyptrotheca (2 spp.) Ceraria (7 spp.) and Portulacaria (2 spp.) which were formerly placed in the Portulacaceae should be placed in the Didiereaceae with the 4 Malagasy endemic genera (Appelquist & Wallace 2000, 2003).

Summary and Status Directory     (Last Modified On 4/16/2011)
Subordinate Taxon Data:

The data in this table are derived from the corresponding Genus and Species pages. The table provides a summary of the treatment presented in the published parts of the Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, together with a summary of the data presented here in the Madagascar Catalogue, which includes information on the number of species currently accepted, and an estimate of the number of undescribed species for the genera for which a recent taxonomic evaluation has been conducted. The number of accepted species is added to the estimate of undescribed species to provide an estimated total. Place cursor over headers marked [+] for further explanation of the column contents.

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Lifeform/Habit in Madagascar [+] Distribution [+] Flore de Madagascar Madagascar Catalogue Further taxonomic work Data capture complete
No. of species accepted [+] Native species endemism [+] No. of published species accepted [+] Native species endemism [+] Estimated undescribed species [+] Estimated total species [+] Native species endemism [+]
Alluaudia Sh;Tr Endemic 6 (6;0;0) 100% 6 (6;0;0) 100% none 6 (6;0;0) 100% not currently required yes
Alluaudiopsis Sh;Tr Endemic 2 (2;0;0) 100% 2 (2;0;0) 100% none 2 (2;0;0) 100% not currently required yes
Decarya Sh;Tr Endemic 1 (1;0;0) 100% 1 (1;0;0) 100% none 1 (1;0;0) 100% not currently required yes
Didierea Tr Endemic 2 (2;0;0) 100% 2 (2;0;0) 100% none 2 (2;0;0) 100% not currently required yes
Didiereaceae Sh;Tr Not Endemic to Region 11 (11;0;0) 100% 11 (11;0;0) 100% none 11 (11;0;0) 100% not currently required no


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