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Cyathea concava Bonap.
Protologue : Notes Pteridol. 9 (1920) 
Information on the genus : Cyathea
Status for MA : accepted (endemic)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyathea boivinii var. concava (Bonap.) Tardieu (1951)
 Alsophila hyacinthei var. concava (Bonap.) J.P. Roux (2009)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyathea ballardii Tardieu (1951)
=Alsophila ballardii (Tardieu) R.M. Tryon (1970)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid; Forest; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Endemic to Madagascar.
  • Janssen, T. & F. Rakotondrainibe (1997). 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): 332
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    Record n°220976 created 2010-02-02
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