Taxonomic revision of Dalechampia (Euphorbiaceae) in Madagascar

Rafaela Pereira da Silva , Sarah Maria Athiê-Souza, Scott Armbruster

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In an account of 13 taxa (12 species and one variety) of Dalechampia occurring in Madagascar, ten species were lectotypified, two were synonymized and one species was reestablished. Information about typifications as well as the conservation status and maps of distribution for each species are provided herein. Illustrations and a key for identifying species of Dalechampia in Madagascar are also provided.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-267
Number of pages14
JournalSystematic Botany
Issue number2
Early online date13 May 2020
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020


  • Lectotype
  • morphology
  • nomenclature
  • Plukenetieae
  • taxonomy


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