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Erica sp.

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00221071
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 bright medium green , new shoots light yellowSecond year growth has scaly grey-brown bark.Persistent calyx light yellow green,swelling ovary dark brown.

Determination history

Erica sp.
Philippia sp.
Rakotovao 31-7-2001