African Plant Database

Cyathea approximata Bonap.
Protologue : Notes Pteridol. 5: 41 (1917) 
Information on the genus : Cyathea
Status for MA : accepted (endemic)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alsophila approximata (Bonap.) R. M. Tryon (1970)
 Alsophila approximata (Bonap.) R. M. Tryon var. approximata (1970)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyathea sorisquamata Bonap. (1925)
=Cyathea approximata var. sorisquamata (Bonap.) Tardieu (1951)
=Alsophila approximata var. sorisquamata (Bonap.) J. P. Roux (2009)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid; Forest; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Endemic to Madagascar.
  • Janssen, T. & F. Rakotondrainibe (2008). A revision of the indusiate scaly tree ferns (Cyatheaceae, Cyathea subgen. Alsophila sect. Alsophila) in Madagascar, the Comoros and the Seychelles. Adansonia, sér. 3 30(2): 283
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    carte afrique num 213256
    Record n°213256 created 2009-08-19
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