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Four new species and one new combination in the Malagasy endemic genus Micronychia Oliv. (Anacardiaceae)

Armand RANDRIANASOLO & Porter P. LOWRY II

en Adansonia 31 (1) - Pages 157-168

Published on 26 June 2009

Four new species of the Malagasy endemic genus Micronychia are described based on newly available material, and a previously recognized variety is elevated to the rank of species, bringing the total number of accepted species to 10, a two-fold increase. Illustrations are provided for each of the new taxa, along with preliminary assessments of their conservation status. An identification key in English and French is also included.
Keywords :
Anacardiaceae, Micronychia, Madagascar, conservation, new species
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