Porter P. Lowry II - 4366 Decrease font Increase font Restore font
Current Determination
Polyscias rainaliorum Bernardi Family: Araliaceae Determined By: P. P. Lowry II, 1995
Previous Determinations
Polyscias J.R. Forst. & G. Forst. Family: Araliaceae Determined By:
Collection Information
Collectors Porter P. Lowry II
Collector Team Porter P. Lowry II
Collection Number 4366
Collection Date 17 August 1987
Location Madagascar, Fianarantsoa, Vatovavy-Fitovinany
Keywords Ranomafana PN , MAD
Coordinate 21°16'S 047°25'E (-21.2666600, 47.4166600)
Elevation 1130 m
Herbaria MO, P
Description Tree ca. 5 m tall, branched once at 2 m. Leaves dark green above, with the veins sunken and the leaflets thus appearing somewhat bullate, very pale olive green below and the venation yellow-orange. Plant covered throughout with a rusty brown furfuraceous, stellate pubescence. Inflorescence terminal, but appearing lateral, as it is overtopped by a younger vegetative shoot ca. 25 cm long. The 36 secondary axes ascending, peduncles ascending, pedicels variously pubescent to pale yellow green, ovaries often losing their pubescence.
Locality Ranomafana, along R.N. 45 between Fianarantsoa and Ifanadiana, along eastern escarpment of central plateau. Partially disturbed forest in study plot near the Primatologists camp, trail line P-A, above and behind the camp.
Specimen Condition bud
Projects: Araliaceae , Madagascar


Lowry - 4366 - Madagascar

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