Distribution: Endemic to Madagascar
Vegetation Formation: Grassland, Inselberg/Rock Face
Elevation (m): 1000-1499, 1500-1999
Province: Antananarivo, Fianarantsoa, Toamasina, Toliara
Important sites outside protected areas: Ankaratra
Note: Material available, and field observations now lead us to conclude that var. hypoleuca is not distinct. We believe general of this species generally bears erect sterile vegetative stems and prostrate or scrambling fertile stems - the supposed characteristic of this var.
Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): PHILLIPSON 3398 (MO, P)
Updated on: 14 Aug. 2008