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Revision of the genus Cryptostegia R. Br. (Apocynaceae, Periplocoideae)

Jens KLACKENBERG

en Adansonia 23 (2) - Pages 205-218

Published on 28 December 2001

The Malagasy endemic but widely introduced tropical genus Cryptostegia is revised. Two species, C. grandiflora and C. madagascariensis, are accepted. Geographic distribution of some important characters is discussed and plotted on a map. Diagnostic characters, descriptions, drawings and distribution maps are presented. Typifications are discussed.
Keywords :
Cryptostegia, Apocynaceae, Periplocoideae, Madagascar
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