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Current Determination
Petchia erythrocarpa (Vatke) Leeuwenb. Family: Apocynaceae Determined By: A.J.M. Leeuwenberg (WAG), 1997
Previous Determinations
Cabucala erythrocarpa (Vatke) Markgr. Family: Apocynaceae Determined By: A.J.M. Leeuwenberg (WAG), 1993
Collection Information
Collectors Chris Birkinshaw
Collector Team Chris Birkinshaw
Collection Number 60
Collection Date 23 November 1991
Location Madagascar, Antsiranana
Keywords Lokobe RN , MAD
Coordinate 13°25'S 048°18'E (-13.4166600, 48.3000000)
Elevation 50 m
Herbaria BR, MO, P, TAN, WAG
Description Shrub 3 m high, trunk 4 cm dbh. Flowers cream-yellow unscented. Fruits segmental, orange-red when ripe. Twigs contain latex. Growing with several other individuals of this species on boulders close to a seasonal stream in Phenology Plot 2. This species is frequent in Lokobe Forest.
Locality Lokobe (Réserve Naturelle Intégrale), Nossi Be. S side of reserve: "study site", 5 km SE of Hell Ville. Lowland evergreen rainforest.
Projects: Madagascar

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