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Erica sp.

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00221069
AFM (Madagascar - Africa)

Taxonomy

Ericaceae

Origin

Reserve Naturelle Integrale d'Andringitra.50km S of Ambalavao.Near abandoned meteo station above Ambalamarina.High altitude moss/lichen rainforest-ericaceous bus.Philippia domoinant above 1975m.Canopy 5-25m tall.Grassy/rocky...
fl
1987-1-13
1975
22° 10' 0.012'' S ; 46° 55' 59.988'' E
Shrub 1.5m tall.Leaves dark green.New shoots covered with white pubescence, so shrub has grey-green appearance overvall.Persistent calyx tinged red ,immature fruit dark brown.Bark smooth,red-brown._________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.

Determination history

Erica sp.
Philippia sp.
L.J.Dorr 1986
Arch.Bot.Mém.1(2):8.1927
Rakotovao 31-7-2001