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Current Determination
Melanophylla modestei G.E. Schatz, Lowry & A.-E. Wolf Family: Torricelliaceae Determined By: G.E. Schatz, Lowry & A.-E. Wolf, 1998 (MO,P)
Previous Determinations
Melanophylla perrieri Keraudren Family: Torricelliaceae Determined By: D. Bridson (K), 1992 1992
Melanophylla Baker Family: Torricelliaceae Determined By: G.E. Schatz 1989 1989
Collection Information
Collectors Porter P. Lowry II, Armand Rakotozafy & Marion Nicoll
Collector Team Porter P. Lowry II
Armand Rakotozafy
Marion Nicoll
Collection Number 4150
Collection Date 16 October 1986
Location Madagascar, Toamasina, Analanjirofo
Keywords Ambanizana , GPC , MAD
Coordinate 15°38'S 049°59'E (-15.6333300, 49.9833300)
Elevation 150 m
Herbaria MO, P, TAN
Description Sparsely branched tree c. 6 m. tall, leaning over. Leaves medium green above, slightly lighter below, clustered at branch ends. Inflorescence c. 60 cm. long, main axis dark green, lateral axes tinged purplish; pedicels and calyx purplish, petals purple outside, pink within, young ovary yellow tinged purple at the top, fruit globose-ellipsoid, with the petals persistent and reflexed, styles persistent, recurved, rose pink.
Locality Maroantsetra. Trail ESE of village of Ambanizana, SE of Androka River. SE of Maroantsetra, NW coast of Masoala Peninsula. Dense forest.
Specimen Condition bud, flower
Footer MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN HERBARIUM (MO)
Projects: Madagascar

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