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Ajuga oocephala Baker
    J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 514 ().

Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid, Montane

Vegetation Formation: Shrubland, Forest, Freshwater Wetland

Elevation (m): 500-999, 1000-1499, 1500-1999, 2000-2499

Province: Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara

Protected Areas : Analamazaotra-Périnet, Andohahela, Andringitra, Manongarivo, Montagne d’Ambre, Pic d’Ivohibe, Ranomafana, Tsaratanana

Note: This species is very variable as delimited by Hedge et al. (1998). In addition to the variation they mention, corolla colour is variable. Based on the material now available, the distinction with A. flaccida seems to be somewhat uncertain. Closer examination may reveal a more coherent classification of these plants.

Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): MALCOMBER 1713 (E, K, MO, TAN)

Updated on: 02 Dec. 2004


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