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Cycas thouarsii Gaudich.
    Voy. Uranie 434: (1826 [1829]).

  • Cycas circinalis subsp. thouarsii (Gaudich.) Engl.
  • Cycas comorensis Bruant
  • Cycas madagascariensis Miq.

    Distribution: Madagascar, The Comoros, The Seychelles, Africa

    Bioclimate: Humid

    Vegetation Formation: Forest, Anthropic

    Elevation (m): 0-499

    Province: Fianarantsoa, Toamasina

    Note: The species was regarded by de Laubenfels as including material from Sri Lanka now referred to Cycas zeylanica (J. Schust.) A. Lindstr. & K.D. Hill. In addition to specimen records examined, none of which is from a protected area, the species has been seen on Nosy Mangabe (Schatz, pers. obs.). Additional information is available on the Malagasy species at

    Updated on: 12 Apr. 2004


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