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Cladium jamaicense Crantz
    Inst. Rei Herb. 1: 362 (1766).

  • Cladium mariscus subsp. jamaicense (Crantz) Kük.

    Distribution: Madagascar, The Comoros, The Mascarenes, Africa, Asia, The New World

    Vegetation Formation: Freshwater Wetland

    Elevation (m): 0-499, 500-999, 1000-1499

    Province: Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara

    Protected Areas : Manongarivo

    Note: Often treated as a subsp. of C. mariscus (L.) Pohl. in the past, recently this cosmopolitan plant has been generally regarded as a distinct species. Probably much more common that the scant herbarium records would suggest.

    Updated on: 01 Oct. 2008


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