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Schizolaena microphylla

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Schizolaena microphylla is a tree in the family Sarcolaenaceae. It is endemic to Madagascar. The specific epithet microphylla is from the Latin meaning "small leaves".

Description

Schizolaena microphylla grows as a tree up to 10 metres (33 ft) tall, exceptionally up to 25 m (80 ft). Its leaves are elliptic to ovate or roundish in shape and are hairy on the underside.[2]

Distribution and habitat

Schizolaena microphylla is known only from the central regions of Vakinankaratra and Amoron'i Mania. Its habitat is subhumid forests from 1,000–2,000 m (3,300–6,600 ft) altitude. Some subpopulations of the trees are within protected areas.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Schizolaena microphylla". Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Madagascar. Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved 4 Nov 2016 – via Tropicos.org.
  2. ^ Lowry II, Porter P.; Schatz, George E.; Leroy, Jean-François; Wolf, Anne-Elizabeth (Jan 1999). "Endemic families of Madagascar. III. A synoptic revision of Schizolaena (Sarcolaenaceae)". Adansonia. 3. Paris: Publications Scientifiques du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. 21 (2): 202. Retrieved 4 Nov 2016.
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Schizolaena microphylla: Brief Summary

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Schizolaena microphylla is a tree in the family Sarcolaenaceae. It is endemic to Madagascar. The specific epithet microphylla is from the Latin meaning "small leaves".

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