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Asteropeia rhopaloides (Baker) Baill.
    Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 561 (1886).

Asteropeia rhopaloides
Specimen at P: Perrier de la Bâthie 4643

Credit: MNHN, France

  • Rhodoclada rhopaloides Baker

    Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

    Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid

    Vegetation Formation: Forest

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

    Province: Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Toamasina, Toliara

    Protected Areas : Analamazaotra-Périnet, Manongarivo, Masoala, Zahamena

    Published Red List Status: EN A3cd (IUCN Red List treatment)

    Description: Asteropeia rhopaloides is a small to large tree, or rarely a large shrub, occurring in mid-elevation humid to subhumid forest from the Sambirano region to the Marojejy Massif, extending as far south as the Analamazaotra-Périnet RS region. Asteropeia rhopaloides can be distinguished from A. densiflora, with which it shares inflorescence axes covered with dense, short, rusty brown ferruginous indumentum, by its pedicels lacking numerous, minute, caducous bracteoles at the base, and by its ovoid, verrucose, dull fruits, sometimes with persistent indument.

    Type(s) of accepted name: BARON 3096 (LT: K; ILT: K, P)

    Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): SCHATZ 3513 (MO, P, TAN)

    Updated on: 14 Apr. 2006

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  • Specimen at P: Perrier de la Bâthie 4643 (MNHN, France)
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  • Living plant: Schatz et al. 3513 (G.E. Schatz)
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  • Isolectotype at P: Baron 3096 (MNHN, France)
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  • Isolectotype at P: Baron 3096 (MNHN, France)
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