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Tahina J. Dransf. & Rakotoarinivo
    Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 156 (1): 81-, 84, (2008).

Tahina spectabilis
Living Plant image: Dransfield et al. 7777

Credit: J. Dransfield

Status: this genus has been assessed for the following:

- Species in Fl. Madag: not treated

- Accepted published species: 1 endemic

- Estimated total species: 1 endemic

- Indigenous species endemism: 100%

Additional taxonomic work: not currently required

Species level data entry: complete

Note: This recently described genus is placed in the tribe Chuniophoeniceae,the other members of which are found in the Arabian Peninsula, Thailand and China.

Contributed/compiled by: P.B. Phillipson

Updated on: 28 Jul. 2008

Lower Taxon:


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