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Aristea Aiton
    Hort. Kew. 1: 67 (1789).


Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: 6 endemic

- Accepted published species: 7 (6 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Estimated undescribed species: 1 endemic

- Estimated total species: 8 (7 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Indigenous species endemism: 88%

Additional taxonomic work: in progress

Species level data entry: complete

Note: In addition to the described taxa, a specimen from Ifandana near Farafangana (Decary 5166) may represent a new species, it is similar to A. ranomafana. Aristea madagascariense var. intermedia Vatke is not yet accounted for, being based on a type that has not been relocated.

Contributed/compiled by: P.B. Phillipson in collaboration with P. Goldblatt

Updated on: 03 Jun. 2005

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