New Species of Malleastrum (Meliaceae) from Madagascar

  • Vanessa Pérez University of California, Riverside
  • James S. Miller Missouri Botanical Garden
Keywords: Madagascar, Malleastrum, Meliaceae

Abstract

Three new species of Malleastrum (Baill.) J.-F. Leroy are described from Madagascar and compared to the most similar of the 22 other accepted species in the genus. Malleastrum acuminatum V. Pérez & J. S. Mill., M. longifoliolatum V. Pérez & J. S. Mill., and M. obovatum V. Pérez & J. S. Mill. are described, differences from the most similar species are presented, and their conservation status is discussed.

Published
2020-05-15
Section
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