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A new species of Plectranthus (Lamiaceae) from Madagascar


en Adansonia 27 (2) - Pages 321-323

Published on 30 December 2005

Plectranthus rosulatus Hedge, a distinct new species from northeast Madagascar, is described and illustrated. It differs from all other Malagasy species of this large genus in the rosulate habit, the thick-textured oblongspathulate leaves and the terminal scape-like inflorescence. It grows in moss cushions in rain forest, west of Sambava.

Keywords :

Lamiaceae, Plectranthus, Madagascar, new species

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