African Plant Database

Cyathea decrescens Mett. ex Kuhn
Protologue : Filic. Afr. 164 (1868)
Information on the genus : Cyathea
Status for MA : accepted (endemic)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyathea decrescens Mett. ex Kuhn var. decrescens (1868)
 Alsophila decrescens (Mett. ex Kuhn) R.M. Tryon (1970)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cyathea hirsuta Baker (1884)
=Cyathea hirsutifolia Bonap. (1917)
=Cyathea decrescens var. hirsutifolia (Bonap.) C. Chr. (1932)
=Alsophila decrescens var. hirsutifolia (Bonap.) J.P. Roux (2009)
=Cyathea hirsutifrons C. Chr. (1906)
Taxon infra-specific
Cyathea decrescens var. cristata Rakotondr. & Janssen (2008)
Cyathea decrescens var. manongarivensis Janssen & Rakotondr. (2008)
Cyathea decrescens var. quadrata (Baker) Janssen & Rakotondr. (2008)
Cyathea decrescens Mett. ex Kuhn var. decrescens (1868)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Tree; Dry, Humid, Subhumid; Forest, Freshwater Wetland; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Endemic to Madagascar.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°209238 created 2009-08-19
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