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Tricalysia analamazaotrensis Homolle ex Randriamb. & De Block 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 Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 155: 95–97, f. 12. 2007. (Bot. J. Linn. Soc.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 11/12/2013)
Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar
Lifeform/Habit: Shrub
Vegetation Formation: Forest
Bioclimate: Humid
Elevation: 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m
Provinces: Toamasina
Protected Areas: Analamazaotra-Périnet, Mantadia, Zahamena
NAP and other important sites outside protected areas: Ambatovy
Rarity: Known from more than 5 localities
Notes: This species is characterized by its rather slender habit; its elliptic to narrowly elliptic leaves with the apex acuminate; its often somewhat short stipule awns; its subsessile, few-flowered, congested-cymose inflorescences; its lobed calyx limb; its flower buds that are acute at the apex; and its medium-sized to rather large large (for Tricalysia) fruits. It is similar to Tricalysia orientalis, with longer stipule awns and a truncate to shortly lobed calyx limb. Tricalysia analamazoatrensis is apparently rather frequent in its range; it is well represented by modern herbarium specimens due to its being common in several floristic inventory project sites. The development of the calyx lobes varies apparently more than described by Ranarivelo-Randriamboavonjy et al. (2007); they described the calyx limb as having the lobes 0.4-0.8 mm long, but these are sometimes as short as 0.2 mm long on some specimens annotated by them, thus making separation of this species from Tricalysia orientalis sometimes problematic. Some some specimens from Fianarantsoa seem to match Tricalysia analamazoatrensis, but are not included here pending study by the genus specialist.

 

 


 

 
 
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