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Clitoria lasciva Bojer ex Benth.
    Comm. Legum. Gen. 50: (1837).

Clitoria lasciva
isotype at P: Bojer 27

Credit: MNHN, France

Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar

Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid, Dry

Vegetation Formation: Forest

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

Province: Antsiranana, Mahajanga, Toamasina

Protected Areas : Ankarana, Betampona, Lokobe, Manongarivo, Marojejy, Masoala, Montagne d’Ambre, Tsingy de Namoroka, Nosy Mangabe

Important sites outside protected areas: Ile Ste Marie, Sahafary

Note: highly decorative species worthy of cultivation. Syntypes of Glycine lyallii Benth., Pseudoglycine lyallii (Benth.) F.J. Herm. and Ophrestia lyallii (Benth.) Verdc. include specimens of Clitoria lasciva.

Type(s) of accepted name: BOJER 27 (IT: K, P)

Updated on: 12 Sep. 2006


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