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A synoptic revision of Brexia (Celastraceae) in Madagascar

George E. SCHATZ & Porter P. LOWRY II

en Adansonia 26 (1) - Pages 67-81

Published on 08 July 2004

A taxonomic revision of the genus Brexia Noronha ex Thouars (Celastraceae) in Madagascar is presented. Reevaluation of morphological characters allows the recognition of 11 species, three of which are described as new. Preliminary conservation assessments of each species are calculated according to IUCN Red List criteria.

Keywords :

Celastraceae, Brexia, Madagascar, conservation

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