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Mundulea DC. ex Miq.
    Pl. Jungh. 2: 248 (1852).

Mundulea laxiflora
Living Plant image: RAKOTOVAO 2461

Credit: Charles Rakotovao

Reference(s): Du Puy, D. J., J.-N. Labat, R. Rabevohitra, J.-F. Villiers, J. Bosser & J. Moat (2002)

Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: not published

- Accepted published species: 12 (11 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Estimated total species: 12 (11 endemic, 1 indigenous non-endemic)

- Indigenous species endemism: 92%

Additional taxonomic work: not currently required

Species level data entry: complete

Note: 1 species occurs also in Africa and SE Asia. Mundulea is very closely related to Tephrosia and there ramains some doubt as to whether it should be maintained as a distinct genus. Synonym of the genus: Tephrosia sect. Mundulea DC.

Contributed/compiled by: M. Rabarimanarivo

Updated on: 04 May. 2007

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